The Collins Book Of Ballet and Dance Stories

9780006751465: The Collins Book Of Ballet and Dance Stories

An anthology of nine original ballet stories including Adele Geras' tale about the girl who is the wrong shape for ballet and discovers Flamenco, and Jean Ure's story about a dancer's dream to dance with the maestro. Other contributors include Lynne Reid Banks, Alison Prince and Rachel Leyshorn.

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Whether it be ballet, flamenco or Irish dancing, aspiring dancers will always and for ever be captivated by the sheer magic of the dance. In these ten new and very different stories you can share the desires, joys and triumphs, as well as the pains, of some dedicated young dancers who all have one thing in common – a passion for dance.

• Sandy Asher
• Lynne Reid Banks
• Josephine Feeney
• Adèle Geras
• Alison Leonard
• Rachel Leyshon
• Alison Prince
• Jean Richardson
• Jean Ure

Foreword by Deborah Bull, Principal Dancer with The Royal Ballet

About the Author:

Jean Ure was born in Surrey and, when growing up, knew that she was going to be a writer or a ballet dancer. She began writing when she was six years old and had her first book published while she was still at school. Jean is a vegan and animal lover. She lives with her husband, seven dogs and four cats in a 300 year old house in Croydon.

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