The Barefoot Book of Dance Stories by Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple


The Barefoot Book of Dance Stories by Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple

Say it with dance! This gorgeous collection of stories from eight cultures will enchant young dancers. These eight stories each have a different dance as their central theme. End-notes explain the steps for each of the dances. Stunningly narrated by Juliet Stevenson.

About the Author

Jane Yolen attended Smith College and received her master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts. She has written more than 200 books. Heidi Stemple, Jane's daughter is the co-author of this book and of The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories (978-1-84686-261-8). Jane and Heidi live in Massachusetts. Helen Cann trained in fine art and illustration at the University of Wales, graduating in 1992. Since then, she has exhibited in both England and throughout Europe. Helen lives in Hove, Sussex. Helen has illustrated several Barefoot Books including A Calendar of Festivals (978-184148-970-4), A Forest of Stories (978-1-84148-882-0), We're Riding on a Caravan (978-1-84148-342-9) and Fireside Stories (978-1-84686-064-5). Juliet Stevenson is a stage and screen actress with many credits to her name, including Truly, Madly, Deeply; Emma; Bend It Like Beckham and Mona Lisa Smile. She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role in Death and the Maiden. This is her second project with Barefoot Books.

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Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and 2 Audio CDs
96 pages


Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple
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Publication date

1st September 2010



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

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