Angelina Ballerina

Angelina Ballerina
Genre : Children's / YA
Published : 1 May 2003 - Puffin Books
Angelina Mouseling loves to dance. She dances in her bedroom, at school, in the kitchen – even in her dreams! Finally Mr. and Mrs. Mouseling decide it's time to send her to ballet school. Angelina has the most wonderful time at her new school and she vows to work hard until she becomes as famous as Mademoiselle herself. Whether it’s doing a handstand without falling over or throwing snowballs at two school bullies, dealing with a new baby in the house or having to make do with a minor part, Angelina is a mouse with big dreams and an even bigger heart.


The writing is crisp and clear, the illustrations detailed with a lovely sense of movement and emotion


Angelina is a magical character who fulfils every little girl's dreams

Darcey Bussell, OBE