Angelina is a little mouse who wants more than anything else to become a ballerina. She dances all the time, even when she's supposed to be doing chores or getting ready for school. Mr and Mrs Mouseling are in despair, but then they think of a plan. They decide it's time for Angelina to go to ballet school! She works hard for years and years until she becomes the famous ballerina Mademoiselle Angelina!
All little fans of Angelina will love this gorgeous anniverary edition which comes with a paperback copy of the original picture book and a fun guide full of hints and tips on How to be a Ballet Star.
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The writing is crisp and clear, the illustrations detailed with a lovely sense of movement and emotion ( Guardian )
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 book illustrators. She became an apprentice photographer aged sixteen and went on to set up her own studio. Helen has illustrated over sixty children's books. She has a grown-up son and lives in Cambridge.
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