This bestselling story has been brilliantly adapted for audio CD and there are two readings - the first is a straight reading with music, and the second has a 'special sound' to indicate where to turn the page as you read along in the book. Angelina is so excited when she and her cousin Henry are invited to take part in a grown-ups' ballet. During rehearsals, Angelina's excitement turns to jealousy when Henry becomes the favourite of the famous star, Madame Zizi. But after near disaster on opening night, Angelina and Henry become better friends than ever.
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The writing is crisp and clear, the illustrations detailed with a lovely sense of movement and emotion ( Guardian )
Angelina has simply charmed her way into becoming a modern children's classic . . . ( Publishers Weekly )
Angelina is a magical character who fulfils every little girl's dreams ( Darcey Bussell, OBE )
Katharine Holabird went to Bennington College in Vermont, USA, and spent three years as a journalist in Italy. She has been writing the Angelina books since 1983 and now lives in London with her family. Helen Craig is one of the UK's most successful children's illustrators. She became an apprentice photographer aged 16 and went on to set up her own studio. Helen has illustrated over sixty children's books. She lives in Buckinghamshire.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004414871
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR007778550