The Magic Of The Ballet: Seven Classic Stories

$42.99 NZD
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A book of beautiful, lively retellings of classic ballet stories

From Swan Lake to The Firebird, and The Nutcracker to Coppélia, Vivian French breathes new life into seven ballet favourites in her timeless, gloriously-immersive retellings. Her words are perfectly complemented by Lauren O'Hara's characterful illustrations, which strike the perfect balance between classic and contemporary, and the result is a treasury which shimmers with the magic of the ballet ... certain to leave readers of all ages spellbound!

 Age 7+

Vivian French worked in children’s tehatre for ten years before establishing herself as a storyteller. In 1988 she began to write for children has has written numerous books since then. Highlights include Caterpillar, Caterpillar which was shortlisted for the Emil/Kurt Maschler Award and A Song for Little Toad shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has written three books about Morris, the fat cat as well as Guinea Pigs on the Go and Guinea Pigs at Sea for Collins.,


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