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Written by Roxane Orgill
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ISBN-13: 9780763662158
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The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire

author: Roxane Orgill
illustrator: Stephane Jorisch

series name:
Candlewick Biographies

In this fascinating story of child stars who dance their way to knockout success on Broadway and beyond, Roxane Orgill and Stéphane Jorisch team up for a bravura performance, capturing the sophistication, fluidity, and grace of two of the biggest names in dance history, Fred and Adele Astaire.
Back matter includes an author’s note, suggestions for further reading, suggested resources, and an index.

"Informative, with spry visuals. . . . A class act." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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Non-Fiction / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Biography & Autobiography; Performing Arts; Family;
author’s comments:
Roxane Orgill is an award-winning writer whose music reviews and articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Billboard. She lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.
illustrator’s comments:
Stéphane Jorisch has illustrated many books for children, including Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky, Anancy and the Haunted House: An Original Story, and I Remember Miss Perry. He lives in Montréal.
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