B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet
by John Robert Allman
illustrator Rachel Dean
from Random House
An A–Z celebration of the world of ballet, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre.
A is for arabesque, B is for Baryshnikov, and C is for Coppélia in this beautifully illustrated, rhyming A–Z of ballet terminology, stars, dances, positions, creators, history, and more. In partnership with the American Ballet Theatre, here is a book that fans will adore, from children just starting ballet to adults who avidly follow this graceful artform.
Written by the acclaimed author of A Is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A–Z, the dazzling, creative wordplay forms a graceful pas de deux with the stylish, swooping lines and rich color of the sumptuous illustrations, making this a highly giftable book to give to any dance fan. A glossary of terms, biographies, and dance history completes this beautiful and informational volume.