The Kingfisher Treasury of Ballet Stories

The Kingfisher Treasury of Ballet Stories

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Ballet shoes, tutus and dreams...This sparkling collection explores the world of the ballet, from the excitement of learning the first steps to the chaos of rehearsal and the end-of-year show. The joy of dancing shines through the stories in this anthology. Featuring stories by great writers, including Margaret Mahy, Jean Richardson and Vivian French, this book contains some unforgettable characters. All young ballet fans will enjoy the stories in this collection, from those who are already keen dancers, to those that dream of putting on their own pair of ballet shoes one day.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 14mm | 258.55g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753411571
  • 9780753411575
  • 1,722,340

About C. A. Plaisted

Caroline Plaisted is a writer, editor and experienced anthologist. Her father, aunt and sister are all professional ballet dancers, and Caroline herself trained at the Royal Ballet School before turning her energies to children's publishing. She has been published by Bloomsbury, Scholastic, Hodder and Piccadilly Press. She lives in Kent. Patrice Aggs was born in Detroit, Michigan, but moved to London to study Fine Arts at the City & Guilds Art School. She works full-time as a painter, illustrator and printmaker. She has illustrated many books for children, including The Sleepy Book, Soft and Noisy, Why Count Sheep? and The Visitor, as well as The Kingfisher Treasury of Princess Stories. She lives in Sussex.show more

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