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Emma and Julia Love Ballet

By Barbara McClintock   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439894012 Hardcover
32 Pages | 10.07" x 9.71" | Ages 4 to 8

An 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.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Emma and Julia Love Ballet:

“McClintock’s simple story captures the joy of ballet and affirms the idea that dreams can come true." —Booklist, starred review

"Young fans will dream big while enjoying this picture-book-perfect world.” Kirkus Reviews

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“McClintock’s depictions of the tailor through his lifetime, rendered in pen, ink and watercolor, are detailed evocations of a warm, loving family.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This is a tale worth reading again and again.” —School Library Journal, starred review

“ Warmth emanates from this thoughtful book, which deserves to become a multigenerational family favorite.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review