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Grand Jeté and Me

Robin Preiss Glasser

Warwick’s presents
Robin Preiss Glasser

Grand Jeté and Me

Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 3:00pm PST

La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Grand Jeté and Me
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Grand Jeté and Me will be available for purchase at the event, or order now - enter RIFORD LIBRARY EVENT in the notes on your order & we'll bring your book to the event. You’ll receive a SIGNED BOOKPLATE with purchase, while supplies last.

This is a VIRTUAL appearance by Robin Preiss Glasser, Zooming into La Jolla Riford Library LIVE FROM HER STUDIO.

On Saturday, December 4th at 3:00pm at La Jolla Riford Libray Warwick’s presents a ZOOM APPEARANCE LIVE FROM HER STUDIO by Robin Preiss Glasser as she discusses her new book, Grand Jeté and MeRobin Preiss Glasser actually wore tiaras and tutus when she danced with the Pennsylvania Ballet. Now she happily spends her days in jeans, drawing. She has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including the bestselling Fancy Nancy series. She won the Children's Choice Award for Best Illustrator of the Year for Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet. Robin and her family live in Southern California.

Please dress in fancy attire or your favorite dance outfit - a City Ballet of San Diego ballerina will be at the Library to open the event and pose for photos. Purchase an event book to enter a raffle to win a giclée print by Robin Preiss Glasser!

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. 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.

Grand Jeté is an expert on everything elegant and makes sure to always model the proper etiquette of a poised ballerina. Her granddaughter wants to be just like her one day.

Take a bow!

Straight spine.

Look your best.

And always carry flowers!

Follow the pair as they embark on an unforgettable trip to their favorite theater to see The Nutcracker - sharing the spirit of ballet wherever they go.

Grand Jeté and Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062392022
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - October 19th, 2021