Several other editions of the story are in print, but this lively, attractive introduction--with a brief, straightforward...

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Several other editions of the story are in print, but this lively, attractive introduction--with a brief, straightforward text and illustrations by a stage designer--is worth a look. Crespi's figures are both toylike and balletic, her backgrounds sketched with the deceptive ease of a graceful, perfectly controlled dancer.

Pub Date: Oct. 1, 1990

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 32

Publisher: Arcade--dist. by Little, Brown

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15, 1990