Miss Lina's Ballerinas and the Prince

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Macmillan, Sep 27, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Miss Lina's ballerinas have all learned how to dance as a group. But now Miss Lina has a new surprise for them – a boy will be joining their class and performing in their end-of-year show.

The girls have grand visions of dancing their first pas de deux with a prince. But when he finds himself surrounded by so much pink and so many girls, he turns quite shy, and dances his way out the door!


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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The nine lovely little girls are back and what a joy—for there's a new student joining their ranks, and he's a boy! It's in Messina where Miss Lina makes that announcement to Christina, Edwina ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sullywriter - LibraryThing

Another charming rhyming story about the ballerinas with illustrations reminiscent of Bemelmans. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Grace Maccarone is a children's book editor and the author of many books for young readers, including Miss Lina's Ballerinas, also illustrated by Christine Davenier, and the First Grade Friends series, illustrated by Betsy Lewin. She lives in Westchester, New York.

Christine Davenier has illustrated numerous children's books, and won a New York Times Best Illustrated Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me. She lives in Paris, France.

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