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Publisher Comments:

Swan Lake is perhaps the best-loved ballet of all time. Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winner Lisbeth Zwerger brings her singular vision to a glorious picture-book adaptation of the haunting story of an enchanted swan princess. She has based her version on Tchaikovsky's original 1877 ballet, which had a happy ending, unlike the later, better-known, 1893 version. Her illustrations, luminous, lyrical, filled with grace and beauty, evoke the brilliance of the ballet and the universal appeal of this beloved fairy tale.

Synopsis:

A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the classic ballet.

Synopsis:

One of the best-loved ballets of all time is adapted by illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger for this glorious picture book. Basing her version on Tchaikovsky's original 1877 ballet, which had a happy ending unlike the later, more well-known 1893 version, Zwerger tells the haunting story of an enchanted swan princess with lyrical grace and beauty. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Lisbeth Zwerger, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Lifetime Achievement, has illustrated many critically acclaimed books for North-South, including How the Camel Got His Hump, Stories from the Bible, Andersen?s Fairy Tales, A Christmas Carol, The Wizard of Oz, and Alice in Wonderland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735817029
Adapted:
Zwerger, Lisbeth
Author:
Zwerger, Lisbeth
Author:
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich
Author:
Zwerger, Lisbeth
Publisher:
NorthSouth
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Description:
Hardcover, Picture, Sewn
Publication Date:
20020701
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.54 x 9.51 x 0.36 in 1 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-08

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Performing Arts » Dance
Children's » Picture Books » Fairytales

Swan Lake Hc
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Product details 32 pages Michael Neugebauer Book - English 9780735817029 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A prince's love for a swan queen overcomes an evil sorcerer's spell in this fairy tale adaptation of the classic ballet.
"Synopsis" by ,
One of the best-loved ballets of all time is adapted by illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger for this glorious picture book. Basing her version on Tchaikovsky's original 1877 ballet, which had a happy ending unlike the later, more well-known 1893 version, Zwerger tells the haunting story of an enchanted swan princess with lyrical grace and beauty. Full-color illustrations.
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