Synopses & Reviews
Available for the first time from Viking, Angelina and the Princess and Angelina on Stage are two beloved Angelina Ballerina stories. In Angelina and the Princess, Angelina hopes to dance the starring role, but instead is cast in a tiny part. She is so disappointed that she wants to quit ballet. Eventually, though, she decides to work hard for her friends in the performance. Angelina’s decision leads to an unexpected turn of events--and a happy ending for everyone.
In this classic story, Angelina is cast in a tiny part of the ballet she'd hoped to star in. She's so disappointed that she wants to quit ballet. Eventually, she makes a decision that leads to an unexpected turn of events. 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. Helen Craig has illustrated more than sixty books for children, including the Angelina Ballerina books. She lives in England.