Tallulah's Tutu by Marilyn SingerTallulah's Tutu by Marilyn Singer

Tallulah's Tutu

byMarilyn SingerIllustratorAlexandra Boiger

Paperback | April 26, 2016

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Ta-da! Tallulah, now in paperback, pirouettes her way into the hearts of budding ballerinas!"This endearing story teaches children the value of earning something and that the joy of the journey can be just as sweet as the reward." - School Library Journal

Tallulah knew she could be a great ballerina, if only she had a tutu. So she starts ballet class. When she does not receive a tutu, she quits. But wherever she goes, she is reminded of ballet. Her neighbor's dog always stands in second position. The kitchen clock performs ronds de jambe. And Tallulah can't seem to stop doing ballet. A park bench makes a perfect barre, and what better way to pet the dog than with a graceful plié? An ideal recital gift for young ballerinas!
Marilyn Singer  is the author of more than one hundred books for children including, the highly praised  Mirror Mirror  and  City Lullaby . She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. Visit her website at www.marilynsinger.net . Alexandra Boige r has illustrated several award-winning picture an...
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Title:Tallulah's TutuFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.13 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544668359

ISBN - 13:9780544668355

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Editorial Reviews

This endearing story teaches children the value of earning something and that the joy of the journey can be just as sweet as the reward? .The muted, rosy illustrations create a soft mood and complement the tone of the story beautifully."- School Library Journal "Without preaching, [Marilyn Singer and Alexandra Boiger] score some important points about the value of patience, persistence, and the pursuit of perfection."- Publishers Weekly "A nice addition to the recently growing collection of ballet-themed books." - Booklist "The glittery pink cover and endpaper spreads of the five ballet positions are appealing, and Singer weaves the language of ballet throughout her story."- Kirkus Reviews "