Ballerina, the dancing angel
SPRING SALE PRICED (Half Price) until May 30, 2014 Durable version used by schools and libraries and for those who wish to hand it down to the next generation. Shipping rate also reduced to $3.50 per copy until the end of May.
This version of Ballerina is a Hard Cover picture storybook for children and all those who love music and dance. Inspired by the Book of Genesis from the Old Testament - the “Creation Story” - and a real live “prima ballerina”, it is a story that will warm your heart and inspire little children to dance.
Great book for libraries and schools!
Gentle, but masterful illustrations of Earth’s creatures and Heaven’s angels by talented artist Nuri Guerra combine to make this a delightful book for the young and the young at heart. Hard-bound cover and printed on 70 lb. Euroart Silk makes this a durable book that you will treasure as a keepsake for your children and your grand-children. An innovative approach to story-telling with a traditional bent that speaks to the dancer within us all of us. Includes the story of the author, illustrator, ballet and Prima Ballerina Mimi Grikes who emigrated to Canada from Latvia and whose career was cut short in 1939, first by the Nazi invasion, then with the occupation by the USSR. Mimi was awarded the Cross of Merit of Latvia in 1999; she wasin her 80s at the time. She still lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she opened her ballet school in the 1950s.