Award-winning author/artist Barbara McClintock has created this enchanting picture book story that will charm every child with ballet dreams!
Emma is little. Julia is big.
They both love ballet.
Emma takes ballet lessons. So does Julia.
Emma is learning to be a ballerina.
Julia is a professional ballerina.
They are both excited about the big performance in the theater tonight.
Emma will be watching from the audience.
Julia will be dancing onstage!
And afterward, Emma will go backstage to meet her ballet hero!
Barbara McClintock's richly illustrated, heartwarming story is sure to become a perennial favorite.
Barbara McClintock has written and/or illustrated over 40 distinguished books for children. Emma and Julia Love Ballet
which she wrote and illustrated, received three starred reviews, and My Grandfather's Coat
, retold by Jim Aylesworth, also received three starred reviews and was named a Sydney Taylor Honor Book. Her books have five times been named New York Times
Best Illustrated Children's Books. She has received a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, as well as a myriad of other awards and honors. Barbara lives in Connecticut with her family and their four very graceful cats.