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The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet

Written by Geraldine McCaughrean

Illustrated by Angela Barrett

The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet Synopsis

Swan Lake, Coppelia, Gisele, Cinderella, La Sylphide, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, The Firebird, Petrouchka and The Sleeping Beauty . . . this beautiful collection brings together ten best-loved stories from the ballet. Geraldine McCaughrean's sparkling retellings capture all the magic and drama of these timeless stories, which are brought to life by Angela Barrett's exquisite illustrations. A classic collection to treasure.

The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet Press Reviews

A classic collection to keep and treasure. * Carousel * Geraldine McCaughrean's lucid but resonant language, uncompromising in its faithfulness to original narrative, is well matched by Angela Barrett's beautifully composed but eerie pictures. * TES *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781843622987
Publication date: 25th September 2003
Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
Illustrator: Angela Barrett
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean has written over 140 books and plays for both adults and children, including Peter Pan in Scarlet, the official sequel to J M Barrie's Peter Pan, which was one of the most talked about and successful children's titles of 2006. Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times), the Blue Peter Book of the Year award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever award. Geraldine is the first author to have been short listed, by librarians, for the Carnegie Medal six ...

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