Published by Pavilion Children's Books - July 2018, Paperback
Betty loves dancing. At home, in front of her little sister, Bluebell, she is a wonderful performer. Bluebell loves to clap Betty's pirouettes and plies. However, once Betty is in dance class, her confidence disappears and she feels far less graceful than the other dancers. Can she find her poise and balance in time to perform in the end of term show?
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USA & Canada (Sterling Publishing) February 2019, Hardback
"A delightful story for any aspiring prima ballerina and a great lesson in trying our best, and persevering. The illustrations really capture Betty's energy and passion, and also contain some funny details for the sharper-eyed amongst you." Library Girl and Book Boy
"Lucy Freegard's cute characters and ballet scenes executed in pen and watercolour are sure to appeal particularly to budding dancers of the human kind, while her story of doing one's best, over-coming your fears and finding confidence should resonate with all." Red Reading Hub
"This is a very warm, sweet book about not letting fear stand in the way of your dreams. Lucy Freegard's illustrations enhance her text perfectly. Happy and colourful with lots of quirky details to chat about." Armadillo
© Lucy Freegard 2018