Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words

Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words

Title:Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781596435292
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages

Marcel Marceau, the world's most famous mime, enthralled audiences around the world for more than fifty years. When he waved his hand or lifted his eyebrow he was able to speak volumes without ever saying a word. But few know the story of the man behind those gestures . . .  Distinguished author Leda Schubert and award-winning artist Gerard DuBois bring their own artistry to this gorgeously written and illustrated picture book biography.


    Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words Reviews

  • Abigail

    Author Leda Schubert and illustrator Gerard DuBois present the life story of celebrated mime Marcel Marceau in this informative and engaging picture-book biography, managing to capture some of the pat...

  • Caitlin

    Marcel Marceau was an adored mime who lived from 1923 to 2007. He was born in France and grew up loving to entertain his friends by imitating Charlie Chaplain. When he was 16, WWII began and Marcel, a...

  • Emily

    Audience: PrimaryGenre: Nonfiction-BiographyFiction Twin Text: Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully. These books remind me of each other because they both discuss hobbies that are not as w...

  • Debbie Raulerson

    I wanted to read this book on a recommendation from a friend. I went to our public library to find it and they didn't have it, so they ordered it for me, adding it to their collection. This is a pictu...

  • Holly Mueller

    Several people recommended this to me at NCTE in Boston when looking through sale books, so of course I bought it! I knew of Monsieur Marceau, but I didn't know about his role in the Holocaust, joinin...

  • Yoo Kyung Sung

    What an engaging biography of Monsieur Marceau? I never kew he was a Jew. WW II and Holocaust are shared in the journey of his life. I appreciate WW II and Holocaust are not focused as the center of t...

  • Audra Rowell

    Marcel Marceau is such an icon and now there's a wonderful picture book to give us his history. Just like Me...Jane, it's a great way to introduce finding your passion as a child and achieving your dr...

  • Jessica

    I did not realize what a complex and interesting life Marcel Marceau led until I read this book, now I want to find out more. Favorite quote "Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for you are crunc...

  • Jamil

    Marcel Marceau, French Resistance Fighter, Mime."The people who came back from the camps were never able to talk about it...My name is Mangel. I am Jewish. Perhaps that, unconsciously, contributed tow...

  • Edward Sullivan

    An excellent introduction to the world's most famous mime. Compare this title to the recently published Marcel Marceau: Master of Mime by Gloria Spielman (Kar-Ben, 2011)....