The Ballet Class by Adele Geras

The Ballet Class

Written by Adele Geras
Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas


The Ballet Class by Adele Geras

Little ballerinas will love this delightful story about budding ballerina, Tutu Tilly. Tilly loves going to ballet every Tuesday. From the moment Miss Anne claps her hands to start the class, Tilly does her best to become a beautiful ballerina. But will Tilly be ready in time for the big show? The first book in the charming Tutu Tilly series from award-winning author, Adele Geras.


A perfect picture book for budding ballerinas. * School Librarian * This book will delight any child just starting ballet. Shelagh McNicholas

- the children's movements are captured beautifully. * Carousel * This is a book full of charming evocation of everyday life, rich in the magic of minor detail. * Books for Keeps * The illustrations are a delight. A charming book, perfect for any young ballerina * Bookfest * A perfect picture book for budding ballerinas * School Librarian *

About the Author

Adele Geras
Adele Geras was born in Jerusalem. She was educated at St. Hilda's College, Oxford and now lives in Manchester. She has been a teacher and an actress and is now a full-time writer.

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32 pages


Adele Geras
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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st August 2004



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