Ballet of the Elephants
Sparking watercolors-and-ink illustrations dance across the page and spill out onto a horizontal foldout of elephants and ballerinas spotlighted together--in the true story of "Circus Polka," choreographed in 1942 by George Balanchine, with music by Igor Stravinsky and performances by John Ringling North's elephants. Robert Andrew Parker brings his love of theater, dance, and costume to this captivating story. Leda Schubert's background note includes black-and-white photos of the actual performance.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rachelg2 - LibraryThing
I would consider this book to be a nonfiction, informational book. I did not know it was either of those things until I finished reading the story and turned to the last page of the book. I love the ... Read full review
BALLET OF THE ELEPHANTSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In Florida, 1942, a most unusual collaboration took place. George Balanchine, the great expatriate Russian choreographer, created a dance for John Ringling North's circus elephants to music by his ... Read full review