The many youngsters who love ballet — and love to color as well — will treasure this elegant coloring book. Charmingly rendered illustrations depict classic costumes and characters from such popular ballets as Swan Lake, Petrouchka, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Cinderella, Coppélia, The Sleeping Beauty, and The Firebird. Captions contain the title of the ballet, the names of the choreographer and composer, and the year the ballet was first performed. Also included is a brief explanation of the story and/or characters depicted. A delight for colorists of all ages, this book will also introduce young ballet fans to a number of popular selections from the modern ballet repertoire.