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Josephine Wants to Dance

By Jackie French

The popular wombat’s friend

From the award-winning duo behind the bestselling Diary of a Wombat (the famous wombat even makes an appearance at the ballet complete with a tutu!), Josephine Wants to Dance encourages all readers to never give up and to always dance to their own music.

Josephine loves to dance. She dreams of wearing a pink tutu and silk ballet shoes. But everyone reminds her that kangaroos don’t dance—they hop! Kangaroos don’t wear tutus, and they never wear ballet shoes! So Josephine sneaks into town, where the ballet rehearses, and watches for hours as the dancers spin and swirl and pirouette and curtsy.

But on the day of the ballet performance, the prima ballerina twists her ankle and a new dancer is needed for the lead role, a dancer who can jump higher than all the rest. Will Josephine be able to make her dream of becoming a ballerina come true?

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Main (Downtown)
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1 available at Southeast
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2 available at St. Andrews (Broad River)
  • P French, Picture Book
  • P French, Picture Book

Publish Date

2007

ISBN

9780810994317


Format: Book
Author: French, Jackie
Summary: Despite the discouragement of her little brother, Joey, Josephine proves that kangaroos can, indeed, become dancers when she fills in for an injured prima ballerina.
Title: Josephine wants to dance / by Jackie French ; illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
Publisher Date: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007, c2006.
Subject: Dance -- Juvenile fiction Ballet dancing -- Juvenile fiction. Kangaroos -- Juvenile fiction. Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 9780810994317 (hardcover) 0810994313 (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 5
Call Number: P French
Oclc: 80456891
Upc:
Bib Id: 302200

Format: Book
Author: French, Jackie
Summary: Despite the discouragement of her little brother, Joey, Josephine proves that kangaroos can, indeed, become dancers when she fills in for an injured prima ballerina.
Title: Josephine wants to dance / by Jackie French ; illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
Publisher, Date: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007, c2006.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 30 cm.
Subjects: Dance -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Ballet dancing -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Kangaroos -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Australia -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Whatley, Bruce ill.
Notes: Originally published: Sydney, Aust. : HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2006.
LCCN: 2006100213
ISBN: 9780810994317 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0810994313 (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: P French