Author(s): Lisa Miles
Stunning images from the collections at The Royal Ballet are accompanied by informative and fact-filled text to offer a detailed insight into this magical world. Ballet Spectacular is perfect for budding principal dancers, those who love to watch ballet, and anyone with an interest in this beautiful art form.
Lisa Miles has spent her entire career in children's publishing, as both a writer and an editor. She has worked in educational publishing for schools, children's trade publishing and also on a variety of children's magazines. She worked on an Usborne title, the World Of Ballet in association with The Birmingham Royal Ballet, and is an avid watcher of ballet. She leaves near Heathfield in East Sussex.
Content includes the history of ballet; The Royal Ballet; The Royal Ballet School; a day in the life of a professional dancer; shoes; tutus; costumes; accessories; choreography; music; behind the scenes; the sets; famous dances; famous dancers and all that goes into creating a performance at The Royal Opera House.