Synopses & Reviews
Angelina Ballerina loves turning cartwheels, hanging upside down, and even doing somersaults in the air.The only thing she likes better than doing tricks is doing them with her new friend Alice. But Alice can do perfect handstands, and Angelina can’t. When Angelina tries and falls down, everyone laughs at her, including Alice. After this, can Angelina and Alice learn to work together and become the best of friends again?
Young girls can follow along as Angelina faces common childhood difficulties and overcomes them with creative problem solving. Angelina and her new best friend Alice discover the importance of teamwork when they perform a gymnastics show at the village fair. Full color.
About the Author
Katharine Holabird's first Angelina Ballerina book was published in 1983. After graduating from the Francis Parker School in Chicago, Katharine attended Bennington College in Vermont. She received a B.A. in Literature from Bennington in 1969, and then worked as a literary editor at the college for a year. The following year she went to Italy, where she became a freelance journalist. In 1974, Katharine married and moved with her husband, Michael Haggiag, to London, England where she lives today with her family.