Synopses & Reviews
Angelina Ballerina is the picture book that first introduced Angelina to her adoring fans. This tiny dancer has proved to have enormous staying power—she has been a hugely popular character for more than twenty years. And Angelina’s popularity only continues to grow. She is even the spokescharacter for National Dance Week.With Katharine Holabird’s lively writing and Helen Craig’s charming illustrations, the original story about the feisty little mouse who wants nothing more than to dance still keeps young ballerinas leaping with delight.
Praise forand#160;Angelina's Big City Ballet:
"Holabird once again gives readers a gentle story, here one of childhood conflict resolution, while Craigand#8217;s delicately colored pen-and-ink illustrations are a pretty accompaniment.and#160;Fans of Angelina and dance will enjoy this very sweet story."--Kirkus Reviews
The picture book that first introduced Angelina Ballerina more than 20 years ago is back. With Holabird's lively writing and Craig's charming illustrations, this classic story still keeps young ballerinas leaping with delight. Full color.
Mr. and Mrs. Mouseling are going to the grown-ups-only costume ball, and Angelina is determined not to miss the fun. So she and Alice find a way to sneak in and fool everyone. Based on a DVD episode. Full color.
Illus. in full color. Angelina is so busy dancing that she does nothing else. Her parents are in despair until they send her to ballet school
For the first time ever, Angelina is visiting the most famous city in Mouseland: the Big Cheese! She canand#8217;t wait to explore the city and perform her fairy ballet. But her cousin Jeanie tells Angelina that tap dancing is much better than ballet. How can the two girls overcome their differences and learn to work together in time for the big show?
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. Helen Craig has illustrated more than sixty books for children, including the Angelina Ballerina books. She lives in England.