Saturday, 9 April 2011

Saturday Sample: Ballet for Drina by Jean Estoril

Again, my new feature where I post the opening few lines of one of my favourite books. I'd love it if you want to join in, do the same on your blog, and leave me a comment here with a link!

Extract:

"Drina danced for the first time when she was five years old. Really danced, that is. Before that she had been aware of music as something to move to and had often been found by her grandmother moving her arms and swaying her thin little body in time to a compelling rhythm."


Why I love it:

The first book in probably my favourite ever Girls Own series, one of the very few series I can think of where each and every book is staggeringly high-quality. A great starting point for anyone who thinks they'd enjoy a ballet series to jump on board.

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