Angelina is delighted when she wins two tickets to the gala performance of Cindermouse. She can't wait to invite someone to join her, but all her friends are busy! Imagine her delight when she is called by the Royal Ballet's director to fill in for an injured ballerina! With envelopes to open and special letters inside, this is the perfect novelty for all young Angelina fans.
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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 grew up in Chicago, USA, where she remembers dancing around the house with her three sisters, just like Angelina. She went to Bennington College in Vermont and then spent three years as a journalist in Italy, before moving to England. She wrote her first Angelina book, Angelina Ballerina, in 1982. Katharine has three grown-up children and lives in London with her husband. Helen Craig was born in London, but grew up in the country. She became an apprentice photographer aged sixteen and went on to set up her own studio, as well as working as a freelance potter and sculptor. Helen has illustrated over sixty children's books and her magical illustrations for the Angelina Ballerina series are famous around the world. Helen has a grown-up son, and lives in Cambridge.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141501480