The Random House Book of Stories from the Ballet

by Geraldine McCaughrean

Hardcover, 1995

Status

Available

Local notes

792.8 McC

Barcode

5053

Publication

Random House Books for Young Readers (1995), Edition: 1st, 112 pages

Description

The ten stories included here are Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Giselle, Coppelia, The Nut cracker, Petroushka, Romeo and Juliet, La Sylphide, and The Firebird. Each one evokes the excitement of a night at the b allet. '

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

112 p.; 8.49 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member mahallett
i liked the way the stories were told and ab's drawings are wonderful
LibraryThing member therebelprince
Simply LOVED it. Taking after Charles and Mary Lamb, McCaughrean tells beautifully illustrated versions of the stories of ten classic ballets. This was given to my sister (a dancer) when she was about 9; strangely I, who cannot dance to save my life, was the one rapt by it. To this day, I have a
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particularly strong love of the ballets "The Firebird", "Petrouchka" and "Gisele" because of this book. Love it.
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Pages

112

Rating

(9 ratings; 4.1)
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