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The ten stories included here are Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Giselle, Coppelia, The Nut cracker, Petroushka, Romeo and Juliet, La Sylphide, and The Firebird. Each one evokes the excitement of a night at the b allet. 'Biografía del autor:
Geraldine McCaughrean has written over 140 books and plays for both adults and children, including Peter Pan in Scarlet, the official sequel to J M Barrie's Peter Pan, which was one of the most talked about and successful children's titles of 2006. Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times), the Blue Peter Book of the Year award and the Blue Peter Special Book to Keep Forever award. Geraldine is the first author to have been short listed, by librarians, for the Carnegie Medal six times, on at least one occasion in each of the past four decades, thus once again recognising the quality of her writing over the years.
Geraldine McCaughrean's novels and retellings for children have won her the CARNEGIE MEDAL, GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S FICTION AWARD, WHITBREAD AWARD and THE BEEFEATER AWARD. A prolific author who writes for all ages, she lives in Berkshire with her family.
Visit her website at www.geraldinemccaughrean.co.uk
Angela Barrett completed a Masters Degree at the Royal College of Art, London and was taught by Quentin Blake. Upon leaving, Angela turned almost immediately to illustration as a career.
Her first book was The King, The Cat and The Fiddle, for A&C Black, which was runner up in the Mother Goose Award in 1984. Since then, Angela has illustrated titles and designed book covers for well over 30 titles.
Recognition of her work came with the Smarties Prize in 1988 for Can It Be True?, the WH Smith Illustration Award in 1991 for The Hidden House and being shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award in 1984 and 1989 and the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1993 for Beware, Beware!
The Orchard Book of Stories from the Ballet and The Orchard Book of Shakespeare Stories are exquisitely illustrated by Angela and are regarded as definitive collections.
Angela has become a leading figure in illustration and her unique talent is recognised internationally. Her artwork regularly features in exhibitions and is highly collectable.
Angela lives in London.
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Descripción Orchard Books, 1998. Paperback. Condición: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. del artículo: P11186039776X
Descripción Orchard Books. PAPERBACK. Condición: New. 186039776X New Condition. Nº de ref. del artículo: NEW7.0930479
Descripción Orchard Books, 1998. Paperback. Condición: New. Angela Barrett Ilustrador. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M186039776X