Katharine Holabird





Katharine Holabird


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in Cambridge, Massachusetts, The United States
January 23, 1948

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Katharine Holabird is an American writer, best known as the author of the Angelina Ballerina series.

As a child, Holabird was an avid reader who loved fairy tales and stories about heroic animals, and she frequently saw ballets like Cinderella and Swan Lake with her grandmother. The young, imaginative Holabird loved animals, playing in her tree house, and dancing with her sisters. In 1969, she received a B.A. in literature from Bennington College in Vermont and then worked at Bennington College as a literary editor for a year after her graduation. Holabird then found herself in Italy as a freelance journalist where she met her husband, Michael Haggiag. The two married in 1974 and moved to London where she continued to write and worked at a n
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Average rating: 3.93 · 11,839 ratings · 417 reviews · 135 distinct works · Similar authors
Angelina Ballerina

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3.95 avg rating — 7,664 ratings — published 1983 — 23 editions
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Angelina and Alice

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3.79 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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Angelina on Stage

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3.77 avg rating — 341 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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Angelina and the Princess

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3.93 avg rating — 314 ratings — published 1984 — 10 editions
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Angelina's Christmas

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4.07 avg rating — 322 ratings — published 1986 — 19 editions
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Angelina's Baby Sister

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3.70 avg rating — 217 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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Angelina Ice Skates

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3.82 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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Angelina at the Fair

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3.82 avg rating — 197 ratings — published 1988 — 9 editions
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Angelina and Henry

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3.82 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Angelina's Halloween

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3.77 avg rating — 177 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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Angelina Ballerina Angelina and the Princess Angelina's Christmas Angelina and Alice Angelina at the Fair Angelina on Stage Angelina's Birthday
Angelina Ballerina (22 books)
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“At playtime she twirled and spun across the playground so fast that none of the little boys in her class could catch her and they were all very cross.”
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