Swan : The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

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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.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 52 pages
  • 238.25 x 314.45 x 12.7mm | 535.24g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Full colour illustrations
  • 1452118906
  • 9781452118901
  • 14,937

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About Laurel Snyder

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.show more

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