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Ella Bella Ballerina and Swan Lake

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(back cover)

Ella Bella loves the magic of the ballet!

When Ella Bella dances to the enchanting music of the most famous ballet of all, Swan Lake, she is whisked off to meet Odette, the swan princess. Can Ella Bella break a wicked sorcerer's spell and reunite Odette with her one true love?

Discover the magic of famous ballets with the charming Ella Bella Ballerina. This delightful character is the creation of James Mayhew. Two more books in this series are Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella and Ella Bella Ballerina and the Sleeping Beauty, also available from Barron's.

(front flap)

The newest title in the charming Ella Bella series tells another story of Ella Bella, a little girl who loves to dance. In this story, Ella's kindly ballet teacher Madame Rosa is preparing her class to dance in Tchaikovsky's immortal Swan Lake. As Ella learns the story and listens to the music she is transported in a dream into Swan Lake's setting. There, she meets Odette, a beautiful princess who is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer. This enchanting story is enhanced with author James Mayhew's color illustrations. A brief passage at the back of the book recounts the life of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his creation of the music for this famous ballet.

(back flap)

James Mayhew was born in Blundeston, a tiny village in Suffolk, England. Today he lives with his wife and son in Letchworth Garden City, England. The author and illustrator of many popular children's books, James Mayhew claims that he began writing so that he would have something to illustrate. He is also the author of Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella and Ella Bella Ballerina and The Sleeping Beauty, both published in North America by Barron's.

Synopsis:

The newest title in Barron's charming Ella Bella series tells another story of Ella Bella, a little girl who loves to dance. In this story, Ella's kindly ballet teacher Madame Rosa is preparing her class to dance in Tchaikovsky's immortal Swan Lake, and as Ella learns the story and listens to the music she is transported in a dream into Swan Lake's setting. There, she meets Odette, a beautiful princess who is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer. This beautiful volume's story is enhanced with James Mayhew's color illustrations. A brief passage at the back of the book recounts the life of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his creation of the music for this famous ballet.

About the Author

James Mayhew lives with his wife and son in Letchworth Garden City, England. He has also written and illustrated Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella and Ella Bella Ballerina and the Sleeping Beauty.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764164071
Author:
Mayhew, James
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110501
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from Pre up to K - 3
Language:
English
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12.50 x 9 in
Age Level:
from 4 up to 8

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"Synopsis" by , The newest title in Barron's charming Ella Bella series tells another story of Ella Bella, a little girl who loves to dance. In this story, Ella's kindly ballet teacher Madame Rosa is preparing her class to dance in Tchaikovsky's immortal Swan Lake, and as Ella learns the story and listens to the music she is transported in a dream into Swan Lake's setting. There, she meets Odette, a beautiful princess who is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer. This beautiful volume's story is enhanced with James Mayhew's color illustrations. A brief passage at the back of the book recounts the life of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and his creation of the music for this famous ballet.
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