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Degas and the little dancer: a story about Edgar Degas

Degas and the little dancer: a story about Edgar Degas

Anholt, Laurence

This story provides an introduction to the work of Edgar Degas. Marie wanted to be the most famous ballerina in the world, but it was hard to find enough money for lessons. So she began modelling for the famous artist, Degas

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Frances Lincoln, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: by Laurence Anholt
ISBN: 071122157X, 9780711221574
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 1996.
Physical Description: [29] p. : col. ill., port. ; 29 cm.
Series: Anholt's artists
Subject: Ballet Juvenile fiction.; Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 3.8
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 210894


Laurence Anholt has created a gorgeous picture story book that explores the background of Marie and how she became Degas' model
Daily Express||Art comes to life ... The 'real' paintings mesh cleverly with Anholt's lively illustrations
Mail on Sunday||If you believe in the power of picture books to hook children both on stories and on art, then Laurence Anholt's series on the great artists is for you.
Daily Telegraph