The List

  • Akin, Florence. Opera Stories from Wagner: A Reader for Primary Grades. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1915. Internet Archive. Web. 20 July 2014.
  • Auch, Mary Jane. Bantam of the Opera. New York: Holiday House, 1997. Print.
  • Auriemma, Monica. La Gazza Ladra. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Bacon, Dolores, and Blanche Ostertag (Illustrator). Operas Every Child Should Know: Descriptions of the Text and Music of Some of the Most Famous Masterpieces. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1911. Web. 19 Dec. 2014. The “Every Child Should Know” Books.
  • Barber, Grace Edson. Wagner Opera Stories. Bloomington, Illinois: Public-School Publishing Co, 1916. Internet Archive. Web. 25 July 2014.
  • Bauer, Helen. Verdi for Kids: His Life and Music with 21 Activities. First edition. Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Review Press, 2013. Print.
  • Bender, Millicent. Great Opera Stories. New York: Macmillan, 1912. Internet Archive. Web. Everychild’s Series.
  • Bernstein, Allen Milton, and Charles Allen (Illustrator) Bernstein. The Do-Re-Mi of the Nibelung Ring. New York: Greenberg, 1928. Print.
  • Bialk, Elisa, and Will Gordon (Illustrator). Orville Mouse at the Opera House. Chicago: Albert Whitman and Company, 1967. Print.
  • Biscardi, Cyrus Henry. The Storybook of Opera (volume 2). Vol. 2. Holmes Beach, Fla: Learning Publications Inc., 1987. Print.
  • Biscardi, Cyrus Henry, and Kitty Chang (Illustrator). The Storybook of Opera (volume 1). Vol. 1. Holmes Beach, Fla: Learning Publications Inc., 1987. Print.
  • Bizet, Georges, and Hanna Wartenegg (Illustrator). Carmen. New York: Franklin Watts, 1969. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • Blashfield, Jean, Anne Grahame Johnstone (Illustrator), and Janet Grahame Johnstone (Illustrator). Iolanthe. London: Tomas Nelson and Sons LTD, 1966. Print. Mikado Book.
  • —. The Gondoliers. New York: Franklin Watts, 1967. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • —. The Pirates of Penzance. London: Thomas A. Nelson and Sons., 1965. Print. Mikado Book.
  • Blyth, Alan, and Maria Antonietta Gambaro (Illustrator). Lohengrin: The Story of Wagner’s Opera. London: Julia MacRae Books (A division of Franklin Watts), 1981. Print.
  • Blyth, Alan, and Emanuele Luzzati (Illustrator). Cinderella = La Cenerentola: The Story of Rossini’s Opera. London: Julia MacRae Books, 1981. Print.
  • Botsford, Ward, and Edward Sorel. The Pirates of Penzance : The Story of the Gilbert & Sullivan Operetta. New York: Random House Books for Young Readers, 1981. Print.
  • Brasch, Nicolas. Classical Music and Opera. North Mankato, Minnesota: Smart Apple Media, 2005. Print.
  • Bulla, Clyde Robert. The Ring and the Fire; Stories from Wagner’s Nibelung Operas. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1962. Print.
  • Bulla, Clyde Robert, and Robert Galster (Illustrator). Stories of Favorite Operas. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1959. Print.
  • Bulla, Clyde Robert, and Joseph Low (Illustrator). More Stories of Favorite Operas. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1965. Print.
  • Bulla, Clyde Robert, James McCrea (Illustrator), and Ruth McCrea (Illustrator). Stories of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1968. Print.
  • Castellani, Laura, and Laura Catalioti (Illustrator). Rigoletto. Baltimore, Md.: Babetta’s World, 2012. Web. 17 Dec. 2014. Babetta’s World.
  • Castellani, Laura, and Luca De Luise (Illustrator). Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Castellani, Laura, and Beata Malinowska (Illustrator). La Traviata. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Amazon.com. Web. 17 Dec. 2014. Babetta’s World.
  • Cervigni, Elena, and Stefania Pravato (Illustrator). Fernando Cortez. Trans. Riccardo Muti. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Chapin, Anna Alice. Königskinder: The Royal Children. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1911. Web.
  • —. The Story of the Rhinegold (Der Ring Des Nibelungen) Told for Young People. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897. Internet Archive. Web. 20 July 2014.
  • —. Wonder Tales from Wagner, Told for Young People. New York: Harper & Bros, 1898. Web. 24 July 2013.
  • Chaud, Benjamin. The Bear’s Song. San Francisco: Chronicle Books LLC, 2013. Print.
  • Claxton, William J., and I.R. Crombie (Illustrator). Stories from the Operas. Redhill, Surrey, UK: Wells, Gardner, Darton & co., ltd, 1940. Print.
  • Clement, Gary. The Great Poochini. Vancouver: Groundwood Books/Douglas & McIntyre, 1999. Print.
  • Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle, and Gerard Hoffnung (Illustrator). The Boy and the Magic (Lénfant et Les Sortileges). Trans. Christopher Fry. 1st American edition. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965. Print.
  • Crespi, Francesca, and Margaret Greaves (Illustrator). The Magic Flute: The Story of Mozart’s Opera. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1989. Print.
  • Crozier, Eric. The Magic Flute: Mozart’s Opera and How It Was Written. 1st American edition. New York: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated, 1965. Print. The Young Reader’s Guides to Music.
  • Crozier, Eric, and Lewis Hart Illustrator. The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. New York: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated, 1964. Print. The Young Reader’s Guides to Music.
  • Davidson, Gladys. Opera Stories for Young People. London: Cassell & Company LTD, 1958. Print.
  • Davidson, Gladys, and Audrey Barfoot (Illustrator). More Opera Stories for Young People. London: Cassell, 1960. Print.
  • Dean, Leigh, and Milton Glaser (Illustrator). Gian Carlo Menotti’s Help, Help, the Globolinks! New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1970. Print.
  • Dike, Helen, and Gustaf Tenggren (Illustrator). Stories from the Great Metropolitan Operas. New York: Random House, 1943. Print.
  • Diller, Angela. The Story of Lohengrin. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith; In co-operation with G. Schirmer, Inc., 1931. Print.
  • —. The Story of Siegfried. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith; In co-operation with G. Schirmer, Inc., 1931. Print. The Travellers’ Library.
  • Fleming, Candace, and David Catrow (Illustrator). Westward Ho, Carlotta! New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998. Print.
  • Freeman, Lydia, and Don Freeman. Pet of the Met. New York: Viking, 2008. Print.
  • Frost, William Henry, and Sydney Richmond Burleigh (Illustrator). The Wagner Story Book; Firelight Tales of the Great Music Dramas. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, Inc., 1908. Internet Archive. Web. 20 July 2014.
  • Ganeri, Anita, and Nicola Barber. The Young Person’s Guide to the Opera: With Music from the Great Operas on CD. 1st U.S. Edition. San Diego: Harcourt Inc., 2001. Print.
  • Gatti, Anne, and Peter Malone (Illustrator). The Magic Flute. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1997. Print.
  • Geras, Adèle et al. The Random House Book of Opera Stories. 1st American Edition. New York: Random House, 1997. Print.
  • Gershwin, George et al. Summertime : From Porgy and Bess. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999. Print.
  • Gibson, Enid, and Prudence Theobalds (Illustrator). The Golden Cockerel, Three Stories of Magic and Witchcraft from Russian Opera. New York: Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated, 1963. Print. The Young Reader’s Guides to Music.
  • Gilbert, W. S, and Alice B Woodward (Illustrator). The Story of The Mikado. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1921. Internet Archive. Web.
  • Gish, D. L. Opera. 1st ed. North Mankato, Minnesota: Smart Apple Media, 2002. Print. World of Music.
  • Goldfarb, Roz, and Geoffrey Moss (Illustrator). Benjamin’s Ring: The Story of Richard Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelung for Young Readers. New York: Roz Goldfarb Creative Ventures, 2012. Print.
  • Grimm, William, Jacob Grimm, and Warren Chappell (Illustrator). Hansel and Gretel: A Story of the Forrest. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. Print.
  • Guerber, H. A. (Hélène Adeline). Stories of the Wagner Operas. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1895. Internet Archive. Web. 5 Jan. 2015.
  • Howe, James, and Allen Atkinson (Illustrator). Babes in Toyland. San Diego: Gulliver Books Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. Print.
  • Hurd, Michael. Young Person’s Guide to Opera. London: Roy Publishers, Inc., 1965. Print.
  • Husein, Sharukh, and James Mayhew (Illustrator). The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera. New York: Barefoot Books, 1999. Print.
  • Isaka, Yoshitaro (Illustrator), and Eriko Kishida. E. Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel.” Trans. Ann Brannen. Tokyo: Gakken, 1976. Print. Fantasia Pictorial.
  • Johnston, Johanna, and Susan Perl (Illustrator). The Story of the Barber of Seville. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1966. Print. Opera Stories for Young People?
  • Knaust, Rebecca, and Maurice Hughes (Illustrator). The Complete Guide to Aïda. New York: McAfee Books, 1978. Print.
  • —. The Complete Guide to La Boheme. New York: McAfee Books, 1978. Print.
  • Knaust, Rebecca, Henri Meilhac, and Ludovic Halévy (Illustrator). The Complete Guide to Carmen. New York: McAfee Books, 1978. Print.
  • Kobbé, Gustav. Signora : A Child of the Opera House. New York: R.H. Russell, 1902. Primo. Web. 1 Aug. 2014.
  • Krykorka, Ian, Antonín Dvořák, and Vladyana Krykorka (Illustrator). Silver Moon: Stories from Antonin Dvorak’s Most Enchanting Operas. Markham, Ontario/Allston, Massachusetts: Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, 2004. Print.
  • Lapenta, Monica E. A Cena Con Gioachino Rossini – Dinner With Gioachino Rossini. Trans. Gloria Fenaroli Hartley. Baltimore, Md.: Babetta’s World, 2012. Web. 18 Dec. 2014. Babetta’s World.
  • —. The Girl of the Golden West. Baltimore, Md.: Babetta’s World, 2012. Web. 17 Dec. 2014. Babetta’s World.
  • Lapenta, Monica E., and Monica Auriemma (Illustrator). La Cenerentola. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2008. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Lapenta, Monica E., and Stefania Pravato (Illustrator). Madama Butterfly. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2008. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • —. Turandot. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2008. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Lapenta, Monica E., and Ilaria Tellatin (Illustrator). Aida. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2008. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Lawrence, Robert, and Howard Arnold (Illustrator). The Bartered Bride. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1943. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • Lawrence, Robert, and Barry Bart (Illustrator). Aida : The Story of Verdi’s Greatest Opera. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1938. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • Lawrence, Robert, and Sheilah Beckett (Illustrator). Gilbert and Sullivan’s H. M. S, Pinafore. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940. Print. Authorized Edition of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company.
  • —. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers: Or, The King of Barataria. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940. Print. Authorized Edition of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company.
  • —. Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940. Print. Authorized Edition of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company.
  • Lawrence, Robert, and Mildred Boyle (Illustrator). Haensel and Gretel : The Story of Humperdinck’s Opera. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1938. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • Lawrence, Robert, and Paul Kinnear (Illustrator). Gounod’s Faust. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1943. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • —. The Magic Flute. New York: Artists & Writers Guild : Grosset & Dunlap, distributors, 1944. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • Lawrence, Robert, and Alexandre Serebriakoff (Illustrator). Carmen; the Story of Bizet’s Opera. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1938. Web. 18 July 2014. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • —. Lohengrin; the Story of Wagner’s Opera. New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1938. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • —. Siegfried. 4 vols. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1939. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild/Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelung” 3.
  • —. The Rhinegold. 4 vols. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1939. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild/Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelung” 1.
  • —. The Twilight of the Gods: Die Götterdämmerung. 4 vols. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1939. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild/Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelung” 4.
  • —. The Valkyrie. 4 vols. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1939. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild/Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelung” 2.
  • Lawrence, Robert, Alexandre Serebriakoff (Illustrator), and Paul Kinnear (Illustrator). Boris Godunoff. New York: Artists & Writers Guild, Inc. Grosset & Dunlap Distributors, 1944. Print. Authorized Edition of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
  • Lindsay, Liddy. Opera A to Z: A Beginners Guide to Opera. Boston: Pinwheel Books, 2013. Print.
  • Lo, Rich. Father’s Chinese Opera. New York: Sky Pony Press, 2014. Print.
  • Luckmann (Illustrator), Helmut. Aïda. New York: Franklin Watts, 1970. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • Luján, Jorge, and Linda Wolfsgruber (Illustrator). Brunhilda and the Ring. Trans. Hugh Hazelton. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2010. Print.
  • Luzzati, Emanuele. The Magic Flute. New York: Scroll Press, 1973. Print.
  • Marsi, Cristina, and Silvia Crocicchi (Illustrator). La Cambiale di Matrimonio. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Marsi, Cristina, and Ingrid Kuris (Illustrator). Falstaff. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • —. L’Elisir d’Amore. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Marsi, Cristina, and Stefania Pravato (Illustrator). Guglielmo Tell. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Marsi, Cristina, and Claudia Venturini (Illustrator). The Magic Flute. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica Edizioni, 2010. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Marsi, Cristina, and Daniela Volpari (Illustrator). Il Turco in Italia. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2010. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Maud, Constance Elizabeth. Wagner’s Heroes. Seventh Impression. London: Edward Arnold. Internet Archive. Web. 25 July 2014.
  • Maud, Constance Elizabeth, and W.T. Maud (Illustrator). Wagner’s Heroines. New York: Edward Arnold, 1896. Google Books. Web.
  • Mayer, Marianna, and Winslow Pels (Illustrator). Turandot. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1995. Print.
  • Mayhew, James. Madame Nightingale Will Sing Tonight. New York: Bantam Books for Young Readers, 1991. Print.
  • McCully, Emily Arnold. The Orphan Singer. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, 2001. Print.
  • McSpadden, Joseph Walker. Stories from Wagner. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co, 1905. Internet Archive. Web. 20 July 2014.
  • —. The Stories of Wagner’s Operas. London: G.G. Harrap, 1915. Internet Archive. Web. 5 Jan. 2015.
  • Mearns, Martha, Anne Grahame Johnstone (Illustrator), and Janet Grahame Johnstone (Illustrator). H.M.S. Pinafore. New York: Franklin Watts, 1967. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • —. The Mikado. New York: Franklin Watts, 1966. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • —. The Yeoman of the Guard. New York: Franklin Watts, 1966. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • Medearis, Angela Shelf, and Michael Bryant (Illustrator). Treemonisha. New York: Henry Holt and COmpany, 1995. Print.
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo, Frances Frost (adapter), and Roger Duvoisin (Illustrator). Amahl and the Night Visitors. New York: Whittlesey House, 1952. Print.
  • Mitchell, Janis, and Stanley (Commentator) Baron. The Hamster Opera Company. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1988. Print.
  • Mizusawa (Illustrator), Hiroshi, and Tamao Fujita. G. A. Rossini’s William Tell. Trans. Ann Brannen. Tokyo: Gakken Co. Ltd, 1971. Print. Fantasia Pictorial.
  • Montresor, Beni. Cinderella. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. Print.
  • Moreton, John, and Murray Tinkelman (Illustrator). The Love for Three Oranges. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1966. Print. Opera Stories for Young People.
  • Mozart, W.A., and Riera Rojas. The Magic Flute. New York: Franklin Watts, 1970. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • Myers, Walter Dean, and Kwame Brandt-Pierce (author notes and musical arrangements). Carmen: An Urban Adaptation of the Opera. New York: Egmont USA, 2011. Print.
  • Neidorf, Mary et al. Operantics with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Santa Fe, NM: Sunstone Press, 1987. Print.
  • Oliveiro, Sara, and Elisa Moriconi (Illustrator). Cavalleria Rusticana: Pietro Mascagni. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2008. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Orgel, Doris, and Herbert Danska (Illustrator). The Story of Lohengrin: The Knight of the Swan. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1966. Print. Opera Stories for Young People.
  • Pleasanton, Louise M., and Hattie Longstreet Price (Illustrator). The Fairyland of Opera. Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Co, 1923. Print.
  • Prendergast, John. Great Operas Told for Children : Tales from the Great Operas. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1909. Print.
  • Price, Leontyne, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), and Diane Dillon (Illustrator). Aida. San Diego: Voyager Books/Harcourt Brace and Company, 1997. Print.
  • Prokofiev, Sergey, and Elzbieta Gaudasinska (Illustrator). The Love for Three Oranges. 1st English ed. Columbus, Ohio: Pumpkin House/Grimm Press, 1999. Print. Musical Stories Series 1.
  • Puccini, Giacomo, J. Alison. James, and Renáta Fučíková (Illustrator). Madame Butterfly: The Story of the Opera by Giacomo Puccini. New York: Purple Bear Books, 2005. Print.
  • Ravel, Maurice et al. The Boy and the Spell. Columbus, OH: Pumpkin House/Grimm Press, 1999. Print. Musical Stories Series 2.
  • Reiter, Herman William, Shepard Chartoc, and Philip Gelb (Illustrator). Gilbet and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” for Children: The Merry Gentlemen of Japan. New York: The Bass Publishers, 1935. Print.
  • Riggs, Kate. Opera Music. 1st ed. Mankato, Minnesota: Creative Education, 2008. Print. World of Music.
  • Rosenberg, Jane. Sing Me a Story: The Metropolitan Opera’s Book of Opera Stories for Children. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989. Print.
  • Sendak (Illustrator), Maurice, and Tony Kushner. Brundibar. New York: Michael di Capua Books/Hyperion Books for Children, 2003. Print.
  • Shepard, Aaron, and Song Nan Zhang (Illustrator). Lady White Snake: A Tale from Chinese Opera = [Bai She Chuan]. Trans. Isabella Chen. Union City, CA: Pan Asian Publications, 2001. Print.
  • Siberell, Anne. Bravo! Brava! A Night at the Opera: Behind the Scenes with Composers, Cast, and Crew. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Print.
  • Silei, Fabrizio, Rosalinda Incardona (Illustrator), and Daniela Volpari (Illustrator). La Boheme. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2010. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Simont, Marc. Mimi. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. Print.
  • Smith, C. E., and Byam Shaw Illustrator. Stories from Wagner. Ed. Chisolm, Louey. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1909. Print. Told to the Children Series.
  • Spender, Stephen, and Beni (Illustrator) Montresor. The Magic Flute. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1966. Print.
  • Spruyt, E. Lee. Behind the Golden Curtain : Hansel and Gretel at the Great Opera House. New York: Four Winds Press, 1986. Print.
  • Stevenson, Florence, and Leonard Everett Fisher (Illustrator) Illustrator. The Story of Aida. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965. Print. Opera Stories for Young People?
  • Stoppa, Alfredo, and Francesca Assirelli (Illustrator). La Sonnambula. Baltimore, Md.: Paramica, 2009. Print. Babetta’s World.
  • Streatfeild, Noel, and Hilary Abrahams (Illustrator). The First Book of the Opera. 1st American Publication. New York: Franklin Watts, 1966. Print.
  • Sullivan, Arthur, William Schwenck Gilbert, and Alice B Woodward (Illustrator). The Pinafore Picture Book: The Story of H.M.S. Pinafore. George Bell & Sons, 1908. Internet Archive. Web. 24 July 2013.
  • Sundgaard, Arnold, and Dominic Catalano (Illustrator). The Bear Who Loved Puccini. First Edition. New York: Philomel Books, 1992. Print.
  • Switzer, Ellen Eichenwald, and Costas (Photographer). The Magic of Mozart: Mozart, The Magic Flute, and the Salzburg Marionettes. 1st ed. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1995. Print.
  • Taverna, Alessandro. Opera. Trans. Marion Lignana Rosenberg. Hauppage, NY: Barron’s Educational Series, 1999. Print. Masters of Music.
  • Teis, Kyra. The Magic Flute: An Opera by Mozart. New York: Star Bright Books, 2007. Print.
  • Teitel, Linda. Angus MacMouse Brings Down the House. Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2010. Print.
  • Thee, Christian, and Robert Levine (Illustrator). Behind the Curtain. New York: Workman Publishing, 1994. Print.
  • Updike, John, and Warren Chappell (Illustrator). The Magic Flute. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. Print.
  • —. The Ring. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Print.
  • Wagner, Richard, and Helmut Luckmann Illustrator. The Flying Dutchman. New York: Franklin Watts, 1969. Print. A Curtain-Raiser Book.
  • Walt Disney Productions. Walt Disney’s Babes in Toyland. New York: Racine Press, 1961. Print. Golden Picture Story Book No. ST. 3-6112.
  • Weaver, Tess, and Andrea Wesson (Illustrator). Encore, Opera Cat! New York: Clarion Books, 2009. Print.
  • —. Opera Cat. New York: Clarion Books, 2002. Print.
  • Weber, Henriette. The Prize Song: Stories of Famous Operas. New York: Oxford University Press, 1935. Print.
  • Weil, Lisl. The Story of Smetana’s The Bartered Bride. New York: G. P. Putnam & Sons, 1966. Print. Opera Stories for Young People.
  • West, Jim, Marshall Izen, and Erika (Illustrator) Oller. The Dog Who Sang at the Opera. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004. Print.
  • Wharton, Thomas. Hildegard Sings. 1st ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1991. Print.
  • Wheeler, Lisa, and Mark Siegel Illustrator. Seadogs: An Epic Ocean Operetta. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2004. Print.
  • Wheeler, Opal, and Fritz Kredel Illustrator. H.M.S. Pinafore. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., inc., 1946. Print.
  • Wheelock, Elizabeth M. Stories of Wagner Operas Told for Children. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907. Print.
  • Winter, Jonah, and Richard Egielski (Illustrator). The Fabulous Feud of Gilbert & Sullivan. 1st ed. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books (An Imprint of Scholastic Inc.), 2009. Print.
  • Yee, Paul, and Jan Peng Wang (Illustrator). A Song for Ba. Toronto: Groundwood Books/Douglas & McIntyre, 2004. Print.
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