Ballet Spectacular: A Young Ballet Lover's Guide and An Insight into A Magical World

Ballet Spectacular: A Young Ballet Lover's Guide and An Insight into A Magical World

by Lisa Miles


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This enchantingly beautiful book is the perfect reference volume for children who love ballet. Featuring stunning full-color photos from The Royal Ballet's own collections and informative, fact-filled entries, it covers all things dance! Inside, young readers will be captivated by:

  • A history of ballet through the centuries
  • An overview of basic ballet steps, music, and choreography
  • A look inside The Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet School
  • Details about shoes, tutus, accessories, costumes, and more

Most intriguing to passionate young lovers of dance will be the exploration of a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer, images of beloved performers such as Margot Fonteyn, Darcey Bussell, and Carlos Acosta, detailed close-ups of costumes, and photos from iconic performances of The Royal Ballet. More than 160 color and black & white images throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764167454
Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 308,839
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Lisa Miles has spent her entire career in children's publishing writing and editing a variety of non-fiction titles. She previously worked on Usborne's The World of Ballet in association with The Birmingham Royal Ballet, and described herself as an avid watcher of ballet.

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