Discover the world's most famous ballets, including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Spartacus, and The Firebird accompanied by 10 sound clips of child-friendly pieces.
Learn about the music and stories of ballet in the second book of The Very Young Person's Guide To... series.
Pull on your pointe shoes and follow our heroes as they explore beautiful scenes inspired by some of ballet's most loved music, including Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Spartacus, and The Firebird. Young readers can discover iconic moments including Swan Lake's Dance of the Cygnets, The Clog Dance from La Fille Mal Gardée, and Don Quixote's Dance of the Matadors. Original illustrations capture the beautiful story of the ballet, while the sound button brings the composer's dazzling pieces to life. Every spread feature fascinating facts about the ballet, performers, the composer, and the music.
Ideal for young children starting music and dance lessons, The Very Young Person's Guide to Ballet Music is guaranteed to delight and inspire.