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(back cover) Edgar Degas Marie dreams of becoming the most famous ballerina in the world, but it is hard to find enough money for lessons. At last she begins modeling for the artist Edgar Degas, well-known for his paintings of dancers and horses and for his fiery temper. When his beautiful sculpture of "The Little Dancer" is finished, Marie's dream comes true. Complete with reproductions of Degas' work, this is another inspirational story from Laurence Anholt's bestselling series, celebrating some of the world's greatest artists and the real children who knew them.
Because Marie helps her poor parents by modeling for an ill-tempered artist, she becomes a famous ballerina but not in the way she had dreamed
Number of Pages: 27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Performing Arts / Dance, Art + Architecture
Series Title: Anholt's Artists Books for Children
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Laurence Anholt
Street Date: August 17, 2007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-9091
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