A sparkly ballet story by Nicola Baxter
  

Synopsis

A sparkly ballet story by Nicola Baxter

At Madame Amata's School of Ballet, it is the day of the Grand Gala - but an unfortunate accident means that the show might not go on...This delightful story is told using simple vocabulary and familiar language that youngsters can easily follow. Exquisite illustrations sparkle on every page, making this heart-warming tale even more magical. You can admire the glittering costumes, the sparkly set dressing, and the dancers - the shining stars of tomorrow. It is ideal for sharing with little ones aged 2 to 7. Within the ballet school run by Madame Amata, little girls and boys in sparkly costumes are scampering around, looking for lost ribbons, pestering the ladies who help with their hair, and getting lost just when they are needed. It is the evening of a major performance, in which Madame Amata herself is to dance the leading role - in a costume more glittery and more gorgeous than any of the others. The little ones have been rehearsing for months. They are excited, nervous, and quite impossible to control! However, a few minutes before the Grand Gala is due to start, Madame Amata has a fall, injuring her ankle. In no time at all, the news has spread throughout the auditorium. Surely the show cannot go ahead now! But sitting in the audience is someone who might just be able to help...Shiny details on every page of this beautiful boardbook bring this touching story to life, as the young dancers discover that there is always hope, that the show will go on, and that thanks to their love of ballet the dance will never end.

About the Author

Nicola Baxter has written or compiled more than three hundred titles, and particularly enjoys the marriage of words and pictures that children's books entail. Caroline Pedler has over 40 books under her belt, including several bestsellers. She also enjoys working on her own storybook ideas, both writing and illustrating.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Board book
14 pages
Interest Age: 2-7

Author

Nicola Baxter
More books by Nicola Baxter

Publisher

Publication date

6th November 2013

ISBN

9781843225461


It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools