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By Ward, Steve, 1952- author
Paperback. English.
Philip Astley first pegged out his circular 'ride' on the banks of the Thames in 1768 and so laid down the foundations of the modern circus. Performing...

By Valentine, Genevieve
Paperback. English.
Published Rockville, Md.: Prime; London: Diamond [distributor], 2011
The mechanical Circus Tresaulti travels the landscape of a ruined country under the spectre of war. But when two of its performers become locked in a...

By Ward, Steve, 1952- author
Paperback. English.
Published Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2014
In this social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows, performer and founder of a circus group...

By Gregory, Philippa
CD. English.
Published Bath: Oakhill, 2010
Meridon is determined to escape the poverty of her childhood. Riding bareback in a show, while her sister risks her life on the trapeze, she dedicates...

By Royston, Angela, 1945- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Raintree, 2014
This title takes a fun look at a typical week in the life of a circus performer. It is written in the form of a first-person diary and looks at some of...

By Ertle-Rickard, Stephen
Paperback. English.
Published Winchester: Ransom, 2011
Learn about life in the circus, both in the past and today. Here, readers can discover circus skills such as acrobatic balancing, juggling, tight-wire...

By Wall, Duncan., author
Paperback. English.
Published New York: Vintage Books, 2013
A young man's plunge into the unique and wonderful world of the circus takes readers deep into circus history and its renaissance as a contemporary art...

By Benjamin, Melanie
Paperback. English.
Published London: Bantam, 2012
This is a novelization about Mrs Tom Thumb who stood 2 feet, 8 inches tall. A barnstorming novel of the Gilded Age, and of a woman's public triumphs and...

By Macy, Beth, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Pan Books, 2018
'Truevine' tells the extraordinary story of what really happened to the Muse brothers for the first time. It is an unforgettable story of cruelty and...
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