A Child's Book of Ballet

Autor Violet La Mont
en Limba Engleză Paperback – mar 2014 – vârsta de la 4 până la 8 ani

A Child's Book of Ballet celebrates the arts as it introduces young children to ballet.

The book features a glossary of ballet terms and highlighted vocabulary. Children will learn the five positions, the seven basic movements, the role of the composer and choreographer, the history of ballet, and more. The information is written clearly for young readers.

Violet La Mont's illustrations are woven throughout the text. These vintage pictures, which were created in the 1950s, show beautiful costumes and boys and girls dancing in practice and performance.

A Child's Book of Ballet is a die-cut, shaped book. Young children can easily interact with the fun shape.

This book is the perfect introduction to ballet for all young dancers. With clear and engaging information, unique illustrations, and a shaped format, this book will become a favorite on your prima ballerina's shelf.

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ISBN-13: 9781595838353
ISBN-10: 159583835X
Pagini: 16
Dimensiuni: 215 x 311 x 6 mm
Greutate: 0.21 kg
Editura: Laughing Elephant

Notă biografică

Violet La Mont was an American writer and illustrator of children's books most active during the 1940s and 1950s. In addition to "A Child's Book of Ballet," her titles include "The Picture Motion Book "(1945) and "The Golden Picture Dictionary "(1954).


This clearly written and beautifully illustrated book, first published in the 1950s, introduces the young dancer to the basic concepts of ballet. It defines the art form, shows the five positions, the seven movements, the carriage of the arms, the plies, the role of the composer and choreographer and more. A Child's Book of Ballet includes a glossary of ballet terms and throughout the text the terms are highlighted, so the young reader can more easily remember them.
A Child's Book of Ballet also features a brief history of ballet, its costumes and the world of ballet shoes. Woven throughout the text are lovely illustrations of boys and girls at practice and in performance.