Stories from the Ballet by Margaret Greaves
  

Synopsis

Stories from the Ballet by Margaret Greaves

From Coppelia to Giselle, from The Sleeping Beauty to Swan Lake, here are eight stories of famous ballets. Romantic and Classical themes take their place beside folk and fairy tales, while much-loved comic ballets provide the fun. Each retelling is true to the ballet performed on stage, offering young readers a sparkling introduction to the world of dance.

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Each story is beautifully told and captures the spirit of the tales perfectly, while the delightful illustrations help to make this a perfect gift book. Books for Children

About the Author

Margaret Greaves was educated at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and taught English in schools and at St Mary's College of Education, Cheltenham. Margaret died in 1993. Lisa Kopper was born in Chicago and studied painting and sculpture at Carnegie-Mellon University. She moved to England in 1970. She has illustrated over 100 children's books, including the Jafta series, which won her an international reputation for multicultural work. Daisy is a Mummy was shortlisted for the 1996 Kate Greenaway Medal.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
72 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Margaret Greaves
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2003

ISBN

9780711221628


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