Ballerina Rosie (Hardcover)

By Sarah Ferguson, Diane Goode (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, 9781442430662, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2012

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Description

From New York Times bestselling author Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, a picture book starring a lovable and spunky character who will inspire prima ballerinas everywhere

More than anything, Rosie loves to dance and wants to be a prima ballerina. But when she enrolls in ballet school, she can't seem to master the plie or balance her arabesque. Never mind the grand jete Is there any hope for Rosie's big dreams?
With charming text from Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, and delightful illustrations from Caldecott Honoree Diane Goode, this encouraging story of an aspiring dancer will have readers asking for an encore.


About the Author

Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, is the author of several children's books, including Ballerina Rosie; Tea for Ruby, illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser; and the Little Red series as well as a memoir, Finding Sarah. The Duchess is a devoted spokesperson for many charitable organizations, including Changes for Children. She has two daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. Diane Goode is the illustrator of more than fifty beloved and critically acclaimed picture books including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant. She is also the illustrator of President Pennybaker and My Mom Is Trying to Ruin My Life, both by Kate Feiffer; and the Louise the Big Cheese books by Elise Primavera. Diane lives and works in Watchung, New Jersey, with her husband, David, and their two dogs, Jack and Daisy.
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