Darcey Bussell, everyone's favourite ballerina, has put together a collection of her favourite ballet stories that will delight budding ballerinas everywhere. With contributions from Joan Aiken, Jean Estoril, Vivian French, Lorna Hill, Geraldine Kaye, Margaret Mahy, Jhanna N. Malcolm, Bel Mooney, Jean Richardson, Jean Ure and Cynthia Voigt. Plus specially commissioned NEW stories from: Jamila Gavin, Antonia Barber and Harriet Castor.Now, I thought I would tell you my own story, about the day I first wore pointe shoes. ... to be attending an early Saturday morning ballet class with my friends at the Mercury Theatre in Notting Hill Gate, then home of the Ballet Rambert. ... Iso wanted it to look as easy as the pictures of the famous dancers in their grand poses.
|Title||:||Darcey Bussell Favourite Ballet Stories|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-07-29|