Ballet Stories (The Classics)

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Beloved by all little girls, ballet stories enchant and open a world of magic. This collection of eight favorite ballet stories is filled with that magic and promise. The stories included are "Giselle," "The Firebird," "Ondine," "The Nutcracker," "Swan Lake," "Petrushka," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Coppelia." These timeless stories and sparkling illustrations will delight readers for years.

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Margaret Greaves was educated at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, and taught English in schools and at St. Mary's College of Education, Cheltenham. She died in 1993. Lisa Kopper has illustrated over 100 children's books, including the Jafta series, which won her an international reputation for multicultural work, and Daisy Is a Mummy, which was shortlisted for the 1996 Kate Greenaway Medal. She lives in England.

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‘This is a really stunning book with beautiful, magical illustrations that really bring each story to life.’ 



"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."

"The colored-pencil and watercolor illustrations throughout are delicate and lovely . . ."

'All the romance and tragedy which fuels these stories and makes them perfect for performance is heightened in Margaret Greaves's lyrical retellings'

`This is a really stunning book with beautiful, magical illustrations that really bring each story to life.'ÿ



"The colored-pencil and watercolor illustrations throughout are delicate and lovely . . ."



'All the romance and tragedy which fuels these stories and makes them perfect for performance is heightened in Margaret Greaves’s lyrical retellings’

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