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B is for ballet : a dance alphabet / by John Robert Allman ; illustrations by Rachael Dean.

Allman, John Robert, (author.). Dean, Rachael, (illustrator.). American Ballet Theatre. (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch E ALLMA J (Text) 33126024618609 Easy Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch E ALLMA J (Text) 33126024618591 Easy Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593180945 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0593180941 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780593180952 (library binding)
  • ISBN: 059318095X (library binding)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday Books for Young Readers, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"A is for arabesque, B is for Baryshnikov, and C is for Coppélia in this beautifully illustrated, rhyming, alphabetic picture book, filled with ballet stars, dances, positions, and terminology. Written by the acclaimed author of A Is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z, the dazzling, creative wordplay forms a graceful pas de deux with the stylish, swooping lines and rich color of the sumptuous illustrations. In partnership with the American Ballet Theatre, here is the perfect gift for any ballet fan, from children just starting ballet to adults who avidly follow this graceful artform." --
"An alphabetic celebration of the world of ballet"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-7. Doubleday Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Ballet.

JOHN ROBERT ALLMAN lives in New York City, where he works in marketing for television and theater. He is the author of A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z and Boys Dance! He saw his first ballet, Ben Stevenson's Dracula, when he was seven. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @Johnny_Allman.

RACHAEL DEAN is a children's book illustrator based the United Kingdom. She often finds inspiration for her work in nature and in the many different countries she has traveled to. Follow Rachael on Instagram at @rachaeladean.

AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE is one of the greatest dance companies in the world. Revered as a national treasure since its founding season in 1940, its mission is to create, present, preserve, and extend the great repertoire of classical dancing for the widest possible audience. Headquartered in New York City, ABT is the only cultural institution of its size and stature to extensively tour, enchanting audiences for eight decades in 50 US states, 45 countries, and over 480 cities worldwide. ABT's repertoire includes full-length classics from the nineteenth century, the finest works from the early twentieth century, and acclaimed contemporary masterpieces. In 2006, by an act of Congress, ABT became America's National Ballet Company®. Find out more at and follow ABT dancers at @abtofficial on Instagram, on Twitter at @ABTBallet, and on Facebook at @AmericanBalletTheatre.

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