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Swan : the life and dance of Anna Pavlova

Author: Laurel Snyder; Julie Morstad
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night ... One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Anna Pavlova; Anna Pavlova
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Snyder; Julie Morstad
ISBN: 9781452118901 1452118906
OCLC Number: 926908981
Awards: Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2017
Commended for Orbis Pictus Award 2016
Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2015
Description: 44 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: by Laurel Snyder ; illustrated by Julie Morstad.

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A picture book introduction to the life and career of Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova.  Read more...

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"Young ballet lovers will be smitten with the story."--Kirkus Reviews "A tender, delicate recounting."-Publishers Weekly "Exquisite."-The Horn Book Magazine "An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose Read more...

 
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