Modern Dance by Steve Rickard, Anita Loughrey
  

Synopsis

Modern Dance by Steve Rickard, Anita Loughrey

Learn what modern dance really is, and how it differs from other forms of dance. Find out how it started; read about the early pioneers, such as Isadora Duncan, who thought that classical ballet was 'ugly'. Discover what the future holds, and how you could have a career as a dancer. Then read how the show must go on, no matter what, in the short story 'A Show for Ghana'. Glitz! Glamour! Drama! Delve into the fantastic world of the performing arts with this book from the Starstruck series. A non-fiction section is followed by a fiction story on the same topic. Filled with striking photographs and illustrations, this book is ideal for any child who has an interest in an aspect of the world behind the stage curtain.

Reviews

We have been studying dance for four years now and we would recommend Modern Dance to the younger pupils. It is easy to follow and is full of good information. Kirsty Wilson and Danielle Kelly, Gracemount High

About the Author

Cathy West is the pseudonym used by a team of two authors who specialise in books that develop reading skills and an enthusiasm for reading in reluctant and struggling readers. Having already worked on successful series for boys they have designed Starstruck particularly with girls in mind.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
36 pages

Author

Steve Rickard, Anita Loughrey
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Publisher

Ransom Publishing

Publication date

24th March 2011

ISBN

9781841674803


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