Helen Craig

Angelina Ballerina
  • Angelina Ballerina

  • Angelina Ballerina - the much loved story by Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig

    Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants more than anything else to become a ballerina. She dances all the time - even when she's supposed to be doing chores or getting ready for school. Her parents, Mr and Mrs Mouseling, are in despair - but then they think of a plan. They decide it's time for Angelina to go to ballet school - she works hard for years and years until she becomes the famous ballerina Mademoiselle Angelina!

    Katharine Holabird went to Bennington College in Vermont, USA, and spent three years as a journalist in Italy. She has been writing the Angelina books since 1983 and now lives in London with her family.

    Helen Craig is one of the UK's most successful children's illustrators. She became an apprentice photographer aged sixteen and went on to set up her own studio. Helen has illustrated over sixty children's books. She lives in Cambridge.

    Don't miss these other Angelina Ballerina stories!

    Invitation to the Ballet; Pop-up and Play Musical Theatre; Pop-up and Play Sleepover Party; Angelina and the Princess; Angelina's Halloween; Angelina's Christmas; Angelina's Birthday; Angelina, Star of the Show; Angelina at the Palace; Angelina's Cinderella; Angelina's Baby Sister; Angelina's Christmas; Angelina's Best Days Out; Angelina's Showtime Collection; Angelina's Big City Ballet

Katharine Holabird grew up in Chicago, USA. She wrote the first Angelina Ballerina book, Angelina Ballerina, in 1982. Katharine has three grown-up children and lives in London with her husband. Helen Craig was born in London. She became an apprentice photographer aged sixteen and went on to set up her own studio. Helen has illustrated over 60 children's books. She has a grown-up son, several grandchildren and lives in Cambridge.

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