Rosie Brooks My little Opera

Rockpool Children's Books are delighted to present 'My Little Opera', a series of unique picture books
illustrated by the inimitable Rosie Brooks.

Rosie Brooks’ ‘My little Opera / Ballet’ series is designed with both children and adults in mind. They provide an approachable and inclusive overview of the story, which encourages both adults and children alike to gain a broad understanding of the narrative in a fun way!

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Rosie Brooks was born in London and began drawing at an early age. 

Her artwork soon gained soon gained notoriety and she won

a number of  illustration competitions from

The Evening Standard London Cartoonists to a coveted Blue Peter badge!

She read Music at Durham and went on to complete a Masters in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art, part of Anglia Ruskin, where she was shortlisted for the Macmillan Book Prize. She is currently completing a Masters in Creative Entrepreneurship at the London College of Creative Media developing

a series of Opera books for children. 

Rosie's career as an illustrator has taken her around the world, exhibiting in Beijing, Frankfurt and Bologna and producing work for a huge range of clients across many sectors and industries. Her illustrations have appeared in books, cards, packaging, broadcasting and most notably on a customised Les Paul sunburst guitar

played by Sir Paul McCartney on numerous world tours.

Rosie is proud to be an ambassador for the #GREATBRITAIN campaign with

The Department for International Trade promoting British creativity across the globe.

The books
Rosie Brooks’ ‘My little Opera’ series is designed with both children and adults in mind. They provide an approachable and inclusive overview of the story,
which encourages both adults and children alike to gain a broad understanding of the narrative in a fun way!
September 2019, there are now 10 Rosie Brooks Opera and Ballet books.
Rosie illustrating 'My little Opera'
Rosie illustrating 'My little Opera'

Rosie Brooks

My little Opera books

are available in the shops at these prestigious Opera / Music venues!

Glyndebourne
Founded in 1934 by John Christie and his opera singer wife, Audrey Mildmay, Glyndebourne is committed to presenting opera of the highest quality, commissioning new work, developing new talent and
reaching new audiences.
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To buy a Glyndebourne branded
copy, click on the book
ENO

English National Opera is founded on the

belief that opera of the highest quality should

be accessible to everyone.

At ENO opera is theatre; expressing drama through the unique combination of music,

text, dance, and design. We sing in English

and believe that singing in our own language connects the performers and the audience

to the drama onstage, and enhances the experience for all.

Sage Gateshead
Sage Gateshead is an international home for
music and musical discovery, bringing about
a widespread and long-term enrichment of the musical life of the North East of England.

Supremely talented tenor, David Webb discovers

Rosie Brooks 'My little Opera - La Bohème'

in the brand new English National Opera Shop

at the London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane.

Superb shop, superb voice, superb book!

Publisher of fine illustrated children's picture books

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