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  1. When I was a kid and obsessed with basically any books to do with ballet or that reminded me of Enid Blyton, I picked this up at a bric-a-brac stall for about 50p. Since then, it's probably become the best 50p I've ever spent. It quickly became one of my favorite books as a child, and even now when I look at it, I get a huge sense of nostalgia. If you're thinking of getting this for your kid, I recommend it; though it has a female protagonist there are many equally-important male characters, so [...]

  2. This is the story of what happens when the Marina Ballet School moves temporarily to Dorset, to get away from the heat of London and the noise of building work. Laura and her friends prepare for their end-of-year exams, including creating a short ballet as their free dancing.It's not really very thrilling as plots go, although there are a few exciting moments, and the characterisation isn't brilliant, though it's not bad. But it's well-written, it moves at a good pace, and for some reason it's q [...]

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