The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories (Book and Audio CD) by Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple, Helen Cann
  

The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories (Book and Audio CD)

Written by Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple, Helen Cann

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This sumptuous collection of ballet stories will enchant young dreamers and would-be ballet dancers alike. The seven jewel-like stories – from The Nutcracker to The Sleeping Beauty - feature magic and comedy, drama and adventure, and are accompanied by a brief history of classical ballet, as well as historical details of the composition, choreography and early performances of each ballet. Almost best of all is the complete book on CD and narrated by the wonderful Juliet Stevenson. Her voice really brings each story to life most brilliantly.

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The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories (Book and Audio CD) by Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple, Helen Cann

Featuring seven jewels of the classical ballet tradition, this sumptuous collection will enchant young dreamers and dancers alike. Now with a story CD, narrated by Juliet Stevenson. This book includes a brief history of Classical Ballet. * Cultural Diversity: A companion to The Barefoot Book of Dance Stories (9781846862182). This book is narrated by popular actress, Juliet Stevenson.

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‘What a magical book’ - Darcey Bussell

About the Author

Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple have teamed up to produce this engaging anthology, but this is not the first time they have come together — they are also mother and daughter. Jane has penned more than 250 books in her career. As a child, she also studied for seven years at Balanchine’s School of American Ballet in New York. Heidi came to writing at the age of twenty-eight after pursuing a number of other careers, and she has not looked back since. Together, this mother and daughter team have already published eight books, with three more under contract.

Jane and Heidi currently live in Hatfield, Massachusetts.

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Format

Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and CD-Audio (Performance - spoken word)
96 pages

Author

Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple, Helen Cann
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Publisher

Barefoot Books Ltd

Publication date

1st November 2009

ISBN

9781846862618

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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

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