Go inside the book Pippa By Design: A Story of Ballet and Costumes, where ballet history comes alive within the context of an engaging children’s story, and learn more in our bonus interview with author Claudia Logan.
books for dancers
Releasing September 14, the Behind Barres eBook set features three distinct, entertaining stories of pre-professional dance life by three different authors, all written for a teenage audience. Find out more about the collection in this review by Heather Desaulniers.
Maurice Sendak illustrates this stunning hardcover version of the classic tale by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Hoffmann’s story and Sendak’s drawings are a perfect prelude to the beloved Christmas ballet.
Looking for special and unique gift for your young dancer at recital time? These two story collections are as educational as they are beautiful. And you’ll want to take a look at the wonderful array of children’s literature Barefoot Books has to offer. Encompassing art, environmentally conscious lifestyle, global cultures, and learning tools, all are works of art.
Our final giveaway comes from… Dance Advantage w/ a little help from a friend. Two readers will win a copy of The Dancer’s Way by Linda H. Hamilton (a comprehensive dancer’s companion); Richard Maddock’s As Creation Unfolds: Part Three (an instrumental album for relaxation or choreography), and a micro-fiber sleeveless t-shirt featuring the DA logo (great for class). A third, grand prize winner will get all this plus a pair of the popular MUK LUKs to keep the feet and ankles warm between classes.