Swan Lake Ballet Theatre

Swan Lake Ballet Theatre

By Jean Mahoney; Ann Seddon (Illustrator); Viola Ann Seddon (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Other, 9780763643966, 16pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2009

The perfect gift for dancers and dreamers A gorgeous, fold-out miniature stage, interchangeable scenery, and moveable figures offer hours of fun as children reimagine all four acts of Tchaikovsky's great ballet. The haunting story of SWAN LAKE comes to life through:
-- A full-color book relating the story of the ballet and offering staging suggestions
-- A sophisticated collection of scenery and backdrops
-- Nine dancing figures and supporting cast
-- An audio CD featuring music from SWAN LAKE.

About the Author
JEAN MAHONEY and PEGGY RAO, both New Yorkers, met in Tokyo, where after a few years of exploring the Japanese culture together, they decided to pool their talents on this collaboration. Mrs. Mahoney, a graphic designer as well as a watercolorist, has extensive experience in advertising art
direction. Mrs. Rao brought to the team many years experience both as a journalist and as a copywriter at advertising agencies in New York and Switzerland. Their book is one they wished had been available when they moved to Tokyo.