TWIST: A MUSICAL – Storybook
Join young Ozzie in a backstage look at musical theater in this story about a production of Oliver! Based on Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist, the musical has enjoyed worldwide popularity since its London premiere in 1960. In this musical theater storybook, Ozzie goes from understudy to lead actor when the boy playing Oliver is injured. Ozzie’s courage and ability to channel his own experiences lead to a performance that brings down the house!
Music Series Storybooks
These engaging stories and whimsical illustrations delight children and parents alike, imparting lessons about courage, loyalty and being true to oneself. The “Themes and Values” notes integrated into the pages challenge young readers to think critically and relate the stories to their own lives. Music and theater vocabulary words are highlighted in the text and compiled into a glossary with beautiful photographs to illustrate each term. The experience of live theater leaps from the page, endearing children to the performing arts. Each Music Series Storybook is based on a famed musical piece, in genres including symphony, opera and musical theater.