Author(s): Adele Geras
It's nearly ballet recital day ... Tilly has been practising her ballet steps but she's still a little nervous. Then, the night before the big day, she has a wonderful dream and she knows everything is going to be just perfect.
My daughters both really enjoyed reading this book. - The School Run A wonderful ballet story. - Mums Review Illustrations throughout the book are very sweet. - Bookbag Will be loved by little ballerinas. - Books For Keeps
Award-winning author Adele Geras spent much of her childhood moving from place to place. To date, Adele has written over 100 books for children, including the bestselling The Ballet Class and Little Ballet Star for Orchard (also featuring Tutu Tilly) and the highly acclaimed Troy which was shortlisted for The Whitbread Prize. A great deal of her poetry has been published in various magazines and anthologies. Adele lives in Cambridge. Shelagh McNicholas was born in Liverpool and has since returned to the city. She went on to study at Kingston University where she graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Illustration. Apart from a short time spent teaching life drawing, Shelagh has always worked as an illustrator as well as being a full-time mum to her daughter, Molly. Shelagh is passionate about drawing and is happiest with her sketchbook and pencils.