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 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.