Visions of tutus will dance in readers' heads as they peruse two new ballet books. From former ballet dancer and accomplished author/artist Rachel Isadora, On Your Toes: A Ballet ABC partners jewel-toned pastel drawings with an abecedary ranging from Arabesque to Zipper. A detailed glossary describes the ballets depicted in specific pictures, defines terms and adds depth; for Zipper, for example, Isadora notes that dancers may make as many as six costume changes in a single performance.
Reviewed on: 04/14/2003 Release date: 04/01/2003 Genre: Children's
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