Angelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina

Book rating: 05 Board book

By (author) Katharine Holabird, Illustrated by Helen Craig

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  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Format: Board book | 12 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 178mm x 14mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 2 August 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0141383550
  • ISBN 13: 9780141383552
  • Illustrations note: Full colour illustrations throughout
  • Sales rank: 31,797

Product description

Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants more than anything else to become a ballerina. She dances all the time - even when she's supposed to be doing chores or getting ready for school. Her parents are in despair. Then, one day they think of a plan that changes Angelina's life and makes her the happiest mouse in the world.

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Katharine Holabird went to Bennington College in Vermont, USA, and spent three years as a journalist in Italy. She has been writing the Angelina books since 1983 and now lives in London with her family. Helen Craig is one of the UK's most successful children's book illustrators. She became an apprentice photographer aged sixteen and went on to set up her own studio. Helen has illustrated over sixty children's books. She lives in Cambridge.

Customer reviews

By Diana Boswarva 27 Sep 2013 5

'Angelina Ballerina' is an essential and classic book for any little girl's bookshelf. The illustrations and storyline are wonderful for children from 6 months onwards.

I would recommend that this book is purchased in board book format for little hands.

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The writing is crisp and clear, the illustrations detailed with a lovely sense of movement and emotion Guardian Angelina is a magical character who fulfils every little girl's dreams Darcey Bussell, OBE