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Darcey Bussell’s Magic Ballerina books

June 13, 2012

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Darcey Bussell’s Magic Ballerina books I’ve written a few times about Darcey Bussell’s lovely childrens books called Magic Ballerina, and here I want to highlight another four books in the series. They are packed full of adventures, which children love, and highlight the magic of the theatre which I think can often be lost when there is […]

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Darcey Bussell – Magic Ballerina books

August 26, 2010


Darcey Bussell's book cover

I’ve written before about Darcey’s wonderful children’s books, based on stories from the ballet.  They are enchanting and have followed the fortunes of Delphine and Holly as they learn how to master ballet and those magic red shoes that strangely glitter…. Now it’s the turn of Jade.  I have to tell you, every time I […]

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Ballet NEWS | Darcey Bussell and World Book Day

March 3, 2010


the cover of magic ballerina book in pink

Tomorrow, 4th March 2010, children nationwide will be celebrating annual World Book Day, with the opportunity of exchanging a free voucher for one of a selection of £1 flip-books published especially to mark the occasion. This year, HarperCollins Children’s Books are delighted to announce their World Book Day ballet read, a special story entitled Magic Ballerina: […]

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Ballet NEWS | Darcey Bussell’s Magic Ballerina books

May 21, 2009

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Darcey Bussell launched the first six books in her Magic Ballerina series last October and since then a quarter of a million copies have been sold worldwide. Now Darcey is back with the next six stories, which feature Rosa (a new character), who has inherited the magic red ballet shoes from Delphine (from the first […]

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