About the book:
Tra la la la! Can an opera house mouse and a disrespectful diva make beautiful music together? Maybe . . . if she learns some manners!
Fernando loves Mozart, Puccini, and Strauss, and lending a paw at the old opera house. Unfortunately, diva Delores wants no help from a mouse. She craves glamour and spotlights and praise—and she’s getting her chance to take center stage. But it’s all going wrong; she’s missing her entrance and flubbing her song. Fernando can save her—but only if Delores behaves. Will Delores hit a sour note? Or will she team up with Fernando . . . and bring down the house?
Diva Delores and the Opera House Mouse is:
- Written by best-selling author Laura Sassi
- Illustrated by Rebecca Gerlings
- Published by Union Square Kids, 2018
- A celebration of cooperation and opera
- A great gift option for birthdays, holidays, and as memento for a special day at the opera
Awards and Reviews:
First Honor Book in 2019 Best in Rhyme Award!
2021-2022 Iowa Goldfinch Award Nominee!
“…a fresh and fancy take suitable for most libraries.” – School Library Journal
“Have you ever read a book that you just couldn’t help but giggling while reading? This is that book for me. Delores is such a diva, she can do it ALL on her own….until she can’t!” – Goodreads Review