Emma and Julia Love Ballet (Hardcover)

By Barbara McClintock

Scholastic Press, 9780439894012, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2016



Award-winning author/artist Barbara McClintock has created this enchanting picture book story that will charm every child with ballet dreams
Emma is little. Julia is big.
They both love ballet.
Emma takes ballet lessons. So does Julia.
Emma is learning to be a ballerina.
Julia is a professional ballerina.
They are both excited about the big performance in the theater tonight.
Emma will be watching from the audience.
Julia will be dancing onstage
And afterward, Emma will go backstage to meet her ballet hero
Barbara McClintock's richly illustrated, heartwarming story is sure to become a perennial favorite.

About the Author

Barbara McClintock has written and/or illustrated over forty distinguished books for children, including "My Grandfather's Coat," retold by Jim Aylesworth, which received three starred reviews, and her own highly acclaimed Adele and Simon books. Her books have five times been named "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children s Books. She has received a "Boston Globe"-Horn Book Honor, as well as a myriad of other awards and honors. Barbara lives in Connecticut with her family and two very graceful cats.