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List of the most famous Children's opera operas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list contains popular examples of operas of the genre Children's opera, and contains information such as what language the opera was composed in. If you want to know more about these historic Children's opera operas you can click on their names for even more information. Any notable operas in the Children's opera genre should be listed below, so if you're an opera lover use this list to find a few that you've never heard of. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Hänsel und Gretel and Amahl and the Night Visitors.

This list helps answer the questions, "What is Children's opera?" and "What are the best Children's opera operas?"

Amahl and the Night Visitors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Amahl and the Night Visitors Gian Carlo Menotti

Bang! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Bang! John Rutter

Brundibár is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Brundibár Hans Krása

Hänsel und Gretel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Hänsel und Gretel Engelbert Humperdinck

Ivan the Fool is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Ivan the Fool César Cui

Königskinder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Königskinder Engelbert Humperdinck

L'enfant et les sortilèges is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Children's opera Operas

La Cenicienta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
La Cenicienta Jorge Peña Hen

La figlia del mago is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
La figlia del mago Lorenzo Ferrero

Little Red Riding Hood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Children's opera Operas

Pollicino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Pollicino Hans Werner Henze

Puss in Boots is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Puss in Boots César Cui

The Adventures of Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
The Adventures of Pinocchio Jonathan Dove

The Little Prince is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
The Little Prince Rachel Portman

The Little Sweep is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
The Little Sweep Benjamin Britten

The Snow Bogatyr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
The Snow Bogatyr César Cui

Where the Wild Things Are is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Children's opera Operas
Where the Wild Things Are Oliver Knussen