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Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova (Hardback)
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Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova (Hardback)

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Hardback 52 Pages / Published: 03/09/2015
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The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night . . .One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain. So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is masterfully captured in this exquisite picture book.

Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452118901
Number of pages: 52
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 228 x 304 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Young ballet lovers will be smitten with the story."--Kirkus Reviews
"A tender, delicate recounting."-Publishers Weekly
"Exquisite."-The Horn Book Magazine
"An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role."--School Library Journal, starred review
"The words feel like a poem, and the artwork is outstanding. It is a seriously beautiful book."--Design Mom
"Elgantly captures the meaning of Anna Pavlova's extraordinary life...inspiring."--The San Francisco Chronicle
" With beautiful, graceful illustrations and poetic text, this book captures the spirit and charm of one of history's prima ballerinas."--Parents Press
"A masterpiece."--How Does She?
"As graceful in both visual and written line as the dancer it portrays, it is unrelenting in its depiction of work, inspiration and generosity."--Esme Codell, The Planet Esme Plan
"Captures Pavlova's essence beautifully."-Booklist
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