A Child's Introduction to Ballet

A Child's Introduction to Ballet The Stories, Music and Magic of Classical Dance

Revised and updated edition

Hardback (16 Apr 2020)

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Young dancers have fallen in love with this charming, illustrated exploration of the world's great ballets. Featuring twenty-five famous and beloved pieces such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Peter and the Wolf and Fancy Free, these stories bring iconic performances to life and inspire readers to listen and dance along to the music that has made them enduring classics.

Woven into these tales is a captivating history of ballet, filled with information and profiles of the world's greatest dancers, choreographers, and composers. Young readers will also enjoy fun facts and dancing how-tos all while listening to excerpts of classical music. Also included is a removable, fold-out poster depicting the five positions of ballet.

Book information

ISBN: 9780762469079
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: Black Dog & Leventhal
Pub date:
Edition: Revised and updated edition
DEWEY: 792.8
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 746g
Height: 264mm
Width: 260mm
Spine width: 18mm