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Swan

The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
By Laurel Snyder ; Illustrated by Julie Morstad
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One night, young Anna’s mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. 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...
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★“An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role.”
School Library Journal, starred review

"Spare, poetic words sit as lightly as snowflakes."
Wall Street Journal

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One night, young Anna’s mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. 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. Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova is a heartbreakingly beautiful picture book biography perfect for aspiring ballerinas of all ages...
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 52
Size: 9 X 12 V
Age Range: 5 - 8 years
Publication Date: 08/18/2015
ISBN: 9781452118901
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Julie Morstad is an award-winning artist who divides her creative energy between drawing illustration animation and design. She lives in Vancouver British Columbia.

★“An enchanting glimpse of a dancer whose name has come to be synonymous with her most famous role.”
School Library Journal, starred review