Darcey Bussell's Favourite Ballet Stories by Darcey Bussell


Darcey Bussell's Favourite Ballet Stories by Darcey Bussell

Darcey Bussell, everyone's favourite ballerina has put together a collection of her favourite ballet stories that will delight budding ballerinas everywhere. With contributions from:Joan Aiken, Jean Estoril, Vivian French, Lorna Hill, Geraldine Kaye Margaret Mahy, Jhanna N. Malcolm, Bel Mooney, Jean Richardson, Jean Ure and Cynthia Voigt. Plus specially commissioned NEW stories from:Jamila Gavin, Antonia Barber and Harriet Castor.

About the Author

Darcey Bussell
Destined to be a performer, as a young girl Darcey Bussell attended the Arts Educational School at the Barbican, had a flair for dance and so auditioned for the Royal Ballet School at White Lodge. She is now a household name and accepted as the nation's favourite ballerina. She has appeared on television on many occasions, and in ballet performances such as Prince of The Pagodas, Winter Dreams, La Bayadere, Tchaikovsky Pas De Deux and the Queen Mother's 90th Birthday Tribute Gala.

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208 pages
Interest Age: From 9 To 11


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Publication date

3rd October 2002



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