My Ballet Dream by Shelagh McNicholas, Adele Geras


My Ballet Dream by Shelagh McNicholas, Adele Geras

A third story about the delightful budding ballerina Tutu Tilly by an award-winning author and brilliantly talented illustrator.

About the Author

Award-winning author Ad?le Geras spent much of her childhood moving from place to place. To date Ad?le has written over 100 books for children, including the bestselling The Ballet Class for Orchard and the highly acclaimed Troy which was shortlisted for The Whitbread Prize. A great deal of her poetry has been published in various magazines and anthologies. She lives in Manchester with her husband. Shelagh McNicholas was born and grew up in Liverpool. She went on to study at Kingston University where she graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Illustration. Apart from a short time spent teaching life drawing, Shelagh has always worked as an illustrator as well as being a full time mum to her daughter, Molly. Shelagh is passionate about drawing and is happiest with her sketchbook and pencils. She lives in Surrey with her daughter.

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32 pages


Shelagh McNicholas, Adele Geras
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Publication date

7th April 2011



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