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Ballet of the Elephants

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 50 Ratings and 17 Reviews

Book Description
Sparking watercolors-and-ink illustrations dance across the page and spill out onto a horizontal foldout of elephants and ballerinas spotlighted together--in the true story of "Circus Polka," choreographed in 1942 by George Balanchine, with music by Igor Stravinsky and performances by John Ringling North's elephants. Robert Andrew Parker brings his love of theater, dance, and costume to this capti... More
Book Information
PublisherRoaring Brook Press
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages34
ISBN-101596430753
ISBN-13978-1596430754
Publication Date04/04/2006
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About Leda Schubert (Author) : Leda Schubert is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Leda Schubert include Ballet of the Elephants, Here Comes Darrell, Winnie Plays Ball: Brand New Readers, and W... more
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About Robert Andrew Parker (Illustrator) : Robert Andrew Parker is a published author, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Robert Andrew Parker include Edenville Owls, Act... more
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