A Young Ballet Lover's Guide and An Insight Into A Magical WorldBook - 2015
This enchantingly beautiful book is the perfect reference volume for children who love ballet. Featuring stunning full-color photos from The Royal Ballet's own collections and informative, fact-filled entries, it covers all things dance! Inside, young readers will be captivated by:A history of ballet through the centuries An overview of basic ballet steps, music, and choreography A look inside The Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet School Details about shoes, tutus, accessories, costumes, and more
Most intriguing to passionate young lovers of dance will be the exploration of a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer, images of beloved performers such as Margot Fonteyn, Darcey Bussell, and Carlos Acosta, detailed close-ups of costumes, and photos from iconic performances of The Royal Ballet. More than 160 color and black & white images throughout.