Beautiful Ballerinas

Beautiful Ballerinas

Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780448467146
  • 32  Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 3 – 5


Exposing children to a diverse range of literary and informational texts, the Core Concepts program helps develop important literacy and cognitive skills necessary to meet many of the Common Core State Standards.

In this new nonfiction 8×8, kids will learn all about ballet: the most famous ballets, the positions, the outfits, the fun–and the hard work! It’s not all roses and tutus for ballerinas. Dancing takes hard work and lots of practice. Beautiful Ballerinas will introduce readers to the beautiful dance of ballet with a mix of both illustrations and photos that will bring the dance to life!

Beautiful Ballerinas covers the concept The Arts.


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