Tallulah's Tutu

By Marilyn Singer; Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
(Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780547173535, 40pp.)

Publication Date: March 2011

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Description

Tallulah just knew she could be a great ballerina, if only she had a tutu. So she starts ballet class. When she does not receive a tutu, she quits. But everywhere she goes, things keep reminding her of ballet. Her neighbor’s basset hound always stands in second position. The kitchen clock performs perfect ronds de jambe. And Tallulah can’t seem to stop doing ballet, either. A park bench makes a perfect barre, and what better way to pet the dog than with a graceful plié? This well-told, funny story with a smart new character will satisfy girls’ cravings for pretty and pink, but also shows that ballet is about more than just the tutu.




About the Author
Marilyn Singer is the author of more than one hundred books for children, including the Tallulah books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. For more information, please visit: www.marilynsinger.net.

Alexandra Boiger has illustrated many picture and chapter books, among them the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books and five books about Tallulah. Originally from Munich, Germany, she now lives in California. Please visit her at www.alexandraboiger.com.
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