Angelina very much wants to have a lead part in the performance for the Princess of Mouseland, but when she wakes up ill the day of the audition nothing seems to go right. Angelina learns to accept a small role in the ballet and practices hard, learning both her part and the lead in the Dance of the Flower Fairies. When someone gets hurt, can Angelina step in and save the show?
Available for the first time from Viking, Angelina and the Princess and Angelina on Stage are two beloved Angelina Ballerina stories. In Angelina and the Princess, Angelina hopes to dance the starring role, but instead is cast in a tiny part. She is so disappointed that she wants to quit ballet. Eventually, though, she decides to work hard for her friends in the performance. Angelinas decision leads to an unexpected turn of events--and a happy ending for everyone.
Katharine Holabird’s first Angelina Ballerina book was published in 1983. After graduating from the Francis Parker School in Chicago, Katharine attended Bennington College in Vermont. She received a B.A. in Literature from Bennington in 1969, and then worked as a literary editor at the college for a year. The following year she went to Italy, where she became a freelance journalist. In 1974, Katharine married and moved with her husband, Michael Haggiag, to London, England where she lives today with her family.
"The illustrations are extraordinary, and the book should delight balletomanes."--Horn Book.
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