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Robin Glasser | Grand Jeté and Me (online)

Join bestselling illustrator Robin Glasser for a virtual storytime with her very special reading of Grand Jeté and Me.

Following the storytime, Robin and Lisl Vaillant will discuss dance and their personal experiences in ballet (geared to older dance students and adults). Lisl was a soloist dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet and a dancer on the National tour of Phantom of the Opera for 8 years. She now teaches and coaches in the Triangle at several ballet studios.

In Grand Jeté and Me, a young girl and her grandmother embark on a holiday adventure to see The Nutcracker together! Her grandmother, known as Grand Jeté, was once a prima ballerina and danced in The Nutcracker herself, and now she’s sharing the magic of this special ballet.

Former prima ballerina Allegra Kent and bestselling Fancy Nancy illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser collaborate to create an inspiring and festive tale for the littlest dancers and Nutcracker fans everywhere.

Ages 4+

Attend the live storytime for free. Purchases of Grand Jeté and Me include access to the live event as well as on demand access to replay the program through Dec. 14, 2021. Attendees may enter a drawing for a Giclee prints of Robin's artwork (from Grand Jeté or one very special Fancy Nancy print). No purchase is necessary; must be present at the live virtual event to enter the drawing.

Event date: 
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Grand Jeté and Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062392022
Availability: On our shelves
Published: HarperCollins - October 19th, 2021

This Christmas, join a young girl and her grandmother as they embark on a holiday adventure to see The Nutcracker together! Her grandmother, known as Grand Jeté, was once a prima ballerina and danced in The Nutcracker herself, and now she’s sharing the magic of this special ballet.


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