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Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Coppelia – these are just some of the eight classic ballet stories that are beautifully retold in this attractive volume illustrated by Lisa Kopper. All the romance and tragedy which fuels these stories and makes them perfect for performance is heightened in Margaret Greaves’s lyrical retellings.
Eight well-known ballet stories, including The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, are told in this beautifully illustrated collection. Beloved by all little girls, ballet stories enchant and open a world of magic. This collection of eight favourite ballet stories is filled with that magic and promise. The stories and sparkling illustrations will delight for years.
Each story is beautifully told and captures the spirit of the tales perfectly, while the delightful illustrations help to make this a perfect gift book. Books for Children
The colored-pencil and watercolor illustrations throughout are delicate and lovely ... School Library Journal
|Publication date:||4th September 2014|
|Author:||Margaret Greaves, Lisa Kopper|
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
MARGARET GREAVES was educated at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and taught English in schools and at St Mary's College of Education, Cheltenham. Sadly, Margaret died in 1993. LISA KOPPER was born in Chicago and studied painting and sculpture at Carnegie-Mellon University and subsequently moved to England. She has illustrated more than 100 children's books.More About Margaret Greaves, Lisa Kopper