Mirette on the High Wire

By Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully's vivid impressionistic watercolors bring nineteenth-century Paris to life with the story of Mirette, a spirited, risk-taking little girl. Mirette enables the former high-wire star Bellini to conquer his fear while achieving her own dream. Light, color, line, and movement in these animated and bold illustrations are in perfect balance with the text.

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