Nina Roses Toes
Children’s Book, hardcover.
‘Nina Rose sees the older students at ballet, dancing in pointe shoes and tries to copy them, with disastrous results.
However bad luck turns to good fortune when she guides her friend to success in the concert.’
Written by Sandra Wise and illustrated by Lina Linton, Nina Rose’s Toes tells of a young dancer’s dream of performing en pointe before she is ready. The author’s words come to life through beautiful images of ballet steps and concert scenes, involving the reader in the emotional journey of Nina Rose’s Toes.
Sandra Wise ARAD danced and taught ballet in Australia and overseas. Experiences during this time led to the desire to write children’s books with a dance theme. Nina and a Surprise Ballerina and Nina Rose and her Dancing Prince follow her first popular book Nina Rose’s Toes.