Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

Grace Maccarone; Illustrated by Christine Davenier

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Miss Lina’s ballerinas have all learned how to dance as a group. But now Miss Lina has a new surprise for them – a boy will be joining their class and performing in their end-of-year show.

The girls have grand visions of dancing their first pas de deux with a prince. But when he finds himself surrounded by so much pink and so many girls, he turns quite shy, and dances his way out the door!

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Praise for Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

Miss Lina’s Ballerinas and the Prince” is an amusing tale of a classroom of little ballerinas who must welcome a new student, a boy. Quelle horreur!” --TheChildren'sBookReview.com
 
“Davenier’s pencil and watercolor illustrations display continuous movement and a predominance of pink; each page will make readers smile as they pore over the characters’ expressive faces and priceless body language.” --School Library Journal, Starred Review
 
“An appealing picture book, infused with the joy of dance.” --Booklist
 
"Welcome Tony Farina to Miss Lina's, and join the applause for a lovely and lively story." -Kirkus Reviews

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MISS LINA'S BALLERINAS AND THE PRINCE by Grace Maccarone, Christine DavenierKirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of MISS LINA'S BALLERINAS AND THE PRINCE . The nine lovely little girls are back and what a joy—for there's a new student joining their ranks, and he's a boy!
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Grace Maccarone; Illustrated by Christine Davenier

Grace Maccarone is a children’s book editor and the author of many books for young readers, including Miss Lina’s  Ballerinas, also illustrated by Christine Davenier, and the First Grade Friends series, illustrated by Betsy Lewin. She lives in Westchester, New York. Christine Davenier has illustrated numerous children’s books, and won a New York Times Best Illustrated Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me. She lives in Paris, France.

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Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince
Grace Maccarone; Illustrated by Christine Davenier

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Feiwel & Friends
September 2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312649630
ISBN10: 0312649630
Picture Book
8 x 10 1/2 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: AD790L

$16.99
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