Sunday, 16 October 2011

Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

by Grace Maccarone, Christine Davenier

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Book Description
Miss Lina’s ballerinas have all learned how to dance as a group. But now Miss Lina has a new surprise for them – a boy will be joining their class and performing in their end-of-year show.

The girls have grand visions of dancing their first pas de deux with a prince. But when he finds himself surrounded by so much pink and so many girls, he turns quite shy, and dances his way out the door!

About the Author
Grace Maccarone is a children’s book editor and the author of many books for young readers, including Miss Lina’s Ballerinas, also illustrated by Christine Davenier, and the First Grade Friends series, illustrated by Betsy Lewin. She lives in Westchester, New York.

Christine Davenier has illustrated numerous children’s books, and won a New York Times Best Illustrated Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me. She lives in Paris, France.

“An appealing picture book, infused with the joy of dance.” -- Booklist

"Welcome Tony Farina to Miss Lina's, and join the applause for a lovely and lively story." -- Kirkus Reviews

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