Swan

Swan : The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

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Description

The world is big. Anna is small.
The snow is
everywhere
and all around.
But one night . . .One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain.
So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is masterfully captured in this exquisite picture book.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 52 pages
  • 237 x 311 x 17mm | 530g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Full colour illustrations
  • 1452118906
  • 9781452118901
  • 19,040

Review quote

A masterpiece.--How Does She?
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About Laurel Snyder

Location: Illustrator Julie Morstad lives in Vancouver, BC

Laurel Snyder is the author of picture books, novels, and several collections of poetry. Julie Morstad is an award-winning artist who divides her creative energy between drawing, illustration, animation, and design.
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Rating details

1,480 ratings
4.33 out of 5 stars
5 50% (747)
4 35% (516)
3 12% (178)
2 2% (33)
1 0% (6)
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