Little Anna fell in love with ballet while watching a performance with her mother in Russia. At just nine years old, she auditioned for the famous Imperial Ballet. She was rejected, but auditioned again a year later and was accepted into the company.
Although ballet was her passion, it didn’t always come easily to her, and she worked at it fiercely. Features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the star’s life..