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Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

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"Spare, poetic words sit as lightly as snowflakes."—Wall Street Journal
"An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role."—School Library Journal, starred review


One night, young Anna's mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. 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 gifted Anna Pavlova. Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova is a heartbreakingly beautiful picture book biography perfect for aspiring ballerinas of all ages.


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ISBN-13: 9781452118901
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/18/2015
Pages: 52
Sales rank: 403,625
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 12.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: AD500L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Laurel Snyder is the author of picture books, novels, and several collections of poetry. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where she studied ballet at the Peabody Preparatory, Caryl Maxwell Ballet, and the Cultural Arts Institute. She now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she continues to dance, but mostly in her kitchen.

Julie Morstad is an award-winning artist who divides her creative energy between drawing, illustration, animation, and design. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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