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Dance Me A Story

Author: Jane Rosenberg. Merrill Ashley, intro.

Dance Me A Story

Author: Jane Rosenberg. Merrill Ashley, intro.

$19.95 $5.98
Item #: D22848
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Publication Date: 1995
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 9780500277393
Through her graceful illustrations and retellings—describing the scene and the movements of the characters onstage as well as what they say and what happens—Jane Rosenberg presents a dozen classical ballets as picture book stories for readers 6 to 9. Here are the romantic arabesques of Giselle and the classical attitudes of The Sleeping Beauty, as well as Cinderella, Swan Lake, ... More
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Through her graceful illustrations and retellings—describing the scene and the movements of the characters onstage as well as what they say and what happens—Jane Rosenberg presents a dozen classical ballets as picture book stories for readers 6 to 9. Here are the romantic arabesques of Giselle and the classical attitudes of The Sleeping Beauty, as well as Cinderella, Swan Lake, and The Nutcracker. Each tale includes page-filling watercolors in which sets, costumes, and lighting are depicted in detail, with additional brush drawings of particular dance positions, re-creating the experience of attending the ballet.

"A beautiful guide…. The richly detailed watercolor illustrations … evoke the mood and atmosphere of each ballet."—Prima Ballerina

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