Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

The Story of the Trapp Family Singers


In her own beautiful, simple words, Baroness Maria Augusta Trapp tells the dramatic story that inspired the classic American musical and film "The ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $8.51
Collectible from  $12.00

Change currency
  • 1. Hardcover, J. B. Lippincott Company, 1951


    Add to Cart

    Description: Agathe and Martina Trapp. Good in Fair jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7...

    Show details
  • 2. Hardcover, Goeffrey Bles, 1965


    Add to Cart


    Ships from:
    MN, USA

    Description: Illustrated with Photographs. Good in Fair jacket. Autobiography...

    Show details
  • 3. Softcover, Image Books, 1957-01-01


    Add to Cart


    Ships from:
    FL, USA

    Description: Fair. A return address label and a name/address written on the...

    Show details
  • 4. Hardcover, J.B. LIPPINCOTT & CO., 1950


    Add to Cart

    Description: VG/GOOD. Signed By Author ALSO SIGNED BY H. TRAPP. DJ HAS...

    Show details
  • 5. Hardcover, Lippincott, 1949


    Add to Cart

    Very Good

    Ships from:
    VA, USA

    Description: Very Good. Signed By Author Maria Von Trapp, who died in 1987. ...

    Show details
  • 6. Hardcover, Larlin Corporation, 1988


    Add to Cart

    Description: Collectible-Very Good/Good. 0897830482 Signed by Author (Rb-5)...

    Show details

Reviews of The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

Overall customer rating: 5.000

Brings the film to life!

by Leslie07 on Feb 10, 2008

I first read this book as a senior in high school and enjoyed it so much. I found it inspiring and so real that when the film, The Sound of Music, came out, I was delighted to see a whole new generation discovering this wonderful family for themselves. The book holds out to all the beautiful ideals of family life, love, loyalty. This past Christmas I gave it as a little 'extra gift,' to a favorite relative, as his all-time favorite film is The Sound of Music.


The ultimate behind-the-scenes account

by Dormouse on Apr 25, 2007

This is by far the most interesting account of the Trapp Family and the story behind The Sound of Music I have ever read. The text takes the reader through Baroness Maria's whole life, not just the romance with the Captain and escape from the Nazis. This account has plenty of humor, and is full of those juicy details we all want to know about. She discusses the emotions during times of indecision, trial, and joy. This is a great book for those who are tired of wicked stepmother stories. The author goes into great detail about her religious beliefs. Modern readers have a lot to learn from the thriftiness and work ethic of this intrepid family. My favorite bits were the amazing views of ordinary America through the eyes of an immigrant. The Maria in real life is every bit as spunky as the fictional one. This book is well worth the price of admission.

Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about The Story of the Trapp Family Singers

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!