The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet

The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet

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This beautiful collection brings together ten of the best-loved stories from the ballet.

A beautiful new edition of a classic ballet story collection. Travel to the magical Land of Sweets across the Lemonade Ocean in The Nutcracker; be dazzled by the magical Firebird with her flame-bright feathers; and dance until the clock chimes midnight with Cinderella and her handsome prince. Master storyteller Geraldine McCaughrean retells these classic tales with poetry and magic, while renowned artist Angela Barrett's exquisite illustrations dance off the page.

About the Author

Geraldine McCaughrean was born in 1951 and brought up in North London. She studied at Christ Church College of Education, Canterbury and worked in a London publishing house for 10 years before becoming a full-time writer in 1988. She has written over 120 books, 50 short plays for schools, and a radio play. Geraldine McCaughrean lives in Berkshire. Her book, Not the End of the World, is currently being adapted for the stage.

 

Specifications

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group 

Format: Hardcover

Publication date: 08/11/20011

Pages: #112

Age: 5+ years old

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