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Degas and the Little Dancer

Written & illustrated by Laurence Anholt
Published by B.E.S Publishing
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Oct 1, 2007
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Young Marie wants to be a ballerina, but her parents have no money for lessons. She must earn what little money she can as an artist’s model at a ballet school. Then, her life takes an unusual turn when she models for the famous sculptor, Edgar Degas.This is a title in Barron’s Anholt’s Artists Books for Children series, in which author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. Anholt’s fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of works by the artists.

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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3.25 / 7.0

This book had a fun concept that just wasn’t executed very well. The story is a good idea, but it’s really lengthy, and just turns out mediocre in the end. The artistic style is a bit weird, but maybe worth a glance if you or your child is really into ballet.

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Who Wrote Degas and the Little Dancer

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Laurence Anholt

Laurence Anholt is the author and illustrator of several children’s books about famous artists, all available in North America from B.E.S.. They include <i> Degas and the Little Dancer, Leonardo and the Flying Boy, The Magical Garden of Claude Monet, </i> and <i> van Gogh and the Sunflowers. </i>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780764138522
Publication Date:
October 1, 2007
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0764138529

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