Starting Ballet (Usborne First Skills)

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9780746058992: Starting Ballet (Usborne First Skills)

This title has been revised to include Usborne's innovative Internet links. This is a first practical guide to ballet - a pastime which is of interest to many young children, particularly girls. Aimed at the aspiring ballerina, this book offers simple step-by-step advice in a helpful and clear format. With detailed instructions and full-colour illustrations and photographs, children should soon learn the skills needed for ballet dancing.

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Starting Ballet is an information-packed book that is perfect for children interested in dance generally and ballet specifically. Colourful illustrations and photographs, and simple, clear text, take readers through the basic ballet steps, and photographs of professional dancers helps to inspire and coach.

Educationally, Starting Ballet can also be used for home learning, to support Key Stage One English reading skills. The book is a great way of encouraging youngsters who are interested in dance and ballet to read different kinds of books, such as information books, therefore increasing their interest in reading generally. It may also help reluctant readers, by attracting them to the subject matter, rather than the activity of reading. (5 to 11 years) --Amanda York

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Starting Ballet is an inspiring but practical guide for young dancers. It covers everything beginners want to know about ballet and helps them to try out their first ballet steps. In this new edition, stunning photographs of professional dancers have been added to the delightful artwork.

The Usborne First Skills series covers a range of popular children's activities. Its step-by-step explanations and helpful pictures make it easy for beginners to acquire all the necessary skills and to have fun improving their technique.

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