Angelina Ballerina is my favorite picture book character, and I'm so glad the books are being released anew! Each of her adventures is charming, and this story of perseverance in front of royalty is especially so!
The classic bestselling picture book Angelina and the Princess is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition perfect for Angelina fans new and old!
Angelina hopes to dance the starring role in an upcoming performance for the Royal Ballet, but instead is cast in a tiny part. She is so disappointed that she wants to quit ballet. Eventually, though, she decides to work hard for her friends in the performance. Angelina’s decision leads to an unexpected turn of events—and a happy ending for everyone!
About the Author
Katharine Holabird grew up in a family of architects and artists in Chicago. As a child, she lived in an imaginary world of fairy tales, princesses, and ballerinas, and loved to perform and dance with her sisters. She wrote the first Angelina Ballerinaat the kitchen table with her daughters twirling around her. Katharine has three grown children and three grandchildren, and now lives in New York City with her husband.
Helen Craig has illustrated more than sixty books for children, including the Angelina Ballerina books. She lives in England.