Degas and the Little Dancer Laurence Anholt

Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780711221574
Size:
290 x 230 xmm
Published:
1st September 2003
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Series:
Anholt's Artists
Interest age: from c 5 years


Overview

Marie dreams of becoming the most famous ballerina in the world. When she joins the ballet school in Paris, she notices a fierce man sitting at the side, sketching the dancers. The man is the painter, Edgar Degas, and his clay model of Marie does indeed make her the most famous dancer of all.

Author

Laurence Anholt is part of a husband-and-wife team who have worked together on more than 60 picture books, published all over the world in more than 17 different languages. Their picture books - including the Chimp and Zee series - have won numerous awards and have been featured on television and radio. Laurence has been described by William Watt as one of the most versatile authors writing for children today. He was brought up mainly in Holland where he developed a lasting passion for art. He is a much sought after public speaker, appearing at conferences such as the European Council of International Schools Conference, the Northern Children's Book Festival and the Edinburgh Festival.To visit the Anholts' website click here

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