Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince Cover

Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

By Grace Maccarone; Christine Davenier (Illustrator)

Feiwel & Friends, Hardcover, 9780312649630, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2011


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

About the Author
Grace Maccarone is a children s book editor and the author of many books for young readers, including "Miss Lina s Ballerinas", illustrated by Christine Davenier, and the First Grade Friends series, illustrated by Betsy Lewin. She lives in Westchester, New York.

Christine Davenier lives in Paris. She has also illustrated the Very Fairy Princess books by actress Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton.

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