The Young Dancer

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Dorling Kindersley, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Darcey Bussell--who has danced with the Royal Ballet and who was voted Dancer of the Year in 1990 by Dance and Dancer's magazine--now presents step-by-step instruction and inspiration for all children dazzled by dance. More than 300 full-color photographs help lead readers from simple to gradually mo re advanced steps.

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To all young dancers
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R 12 V
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Stretching and strengthening
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About the author (1994)

Darcey Bussell joined the Royal Ballet School when she was 13 and, despite starting later than most of the other students, became a Principal of the Royal Ballet at just 19, at the time the youngest ballerina ever to be given this honour. Darcey received both the OBE and CBE awards during her time with the Royal Ballet, and since officially retiring in 2007 she has teamed up with Katherine Jenkins in the phenomenally successful Viva la Diva. She is married with two daughters.

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