Dogs Don't Do Ballet (Hardcover)

By Anna Kemp, Sara Ogilvie (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781416998396, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/2011)

List Price: 17.99*
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Summer 2010 Kids' Next List

“Oh, yes, they do! My dog pirouetted right into my face last night. This book is adorable. Perfect for reminding kids they can do anything they set their minds to.”
— Jilleen Moore, Square Books, Oxford, MS
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Meet Biff, an adorable little puppy who will stop at nothing to become a ballet dancer.

About the Author

When she is not writing children’s stories, Anna Kemp is a lecturer at Queen Mary University of London where she teaches French Literature. Her books have been shortlisted for several prizes including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Waterstones book prize and Oscar’s book prize. Her picture books have been adapted for stage and screen. 

Sara Ogilvie is an illustrator and printmaker. She was the 2011 Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award winner and was shortlisted for the Best Emerging Illustrator Award 2010. Dogs Don’t Do Ballet, which she illustrated, was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010 and the Booktrust Early Years Award 2010. Sara lives in lives in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North of England.