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The Kingfisher Treasury of Ballet Stories

(Kingfisher Treasury Of Stories)

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Budding young prima ballerinas will relish this spirited collection of thirteen classic and modern favorites, including "Bravo" by Patricia Lee Gauch, "Out of Step" by Jean Richardson, and "The Hookywalker Dancers" by Margaret Mahy.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 16th 2003 by Kingfisher (first published September 30th 1998)
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Natalie Tobar
Feb 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Before you read this book, you should definitely know that this isn't just one whole story. There is numerous different types of stories in it. One of my favorites was about a teddy bear that took care of a little girl. The teddy bear took the little girl to ballet class every week. Soon he met a doll who also took care of a little girl. They each spoke about how talented their child was, then they realized that they were talking about another little girl. I found that story hilarious. I recomme ...more
Galilea Estrada
Apr 01, 2015 rated it liked it
I like this book because I like how it has a lot of ballet stories inside and how little girls to teenagers go trough all stories of ballet.
Laura
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: english, ballet
Precioso libro para todos los amantes de la danza. Se compone de diversos cuentos escritos en inglés sobre temas muy cotidianos que resultarán muy familiares a cualquier bailarín de ballet. No es necesario tener un nivel de inglés muy avanzado, se entiende todo perfectamente. Lo recomiendo.
Jay
Apr 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ballet, books-i-own, kids
A collection of very short stories, fourteen in total, about ballet. They're also not all about a young girl dancing in class or performances, either. There are stories about boys dancing, about young girls wanting to dance, and young girls and boys not wanting to do ballet at all.

I liked the stories, simply because they were different from the standard ballet schtick. I liked 'Teddy Robinson Goes to the Dancing Class' most- it's about a stuffed bear who goes to a ballet class with the girl who
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Rafaella
Sep 26, 2008 rated it liked it
I read most of the stories from this book and it is really good as it explains itself very well
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Great children's book.
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Patrice Aggs was born and brought up in the United States, but now lives in West Sussex, England. She has illustrated over thirty-five picture books for children. In the early 1980s she was part of the team which produced the animated film The Snowman.

Patrice is currently writing picture books, illustrating and printmaking. She lives on a farm in West Sussex with her husband and two teenagers. The
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