"Informative, with spry visuals. . . . A class act." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

In this fascinating story of child stars who dance their way to knockout success on Broadway and beyond, Roxane Orgill and Stéphane Jorisch team up for a bravura performance, capturing the sophistication, fluidity, and grace of two of the biggest names in dance history, Fred and Adele Astaire.
Back matter includes an author’s note, suggestions for further reading, suggested resources, and an index.


Roxane Orgill is a full-time freelance journalist and a long-time writer on music. A recipient of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for writing on music, she received her Masters in Music from the University of London King's College. Roxane lives in Mt. Vernon, New York.

Stephane Jorisch lives in Montreal, Quebec and won the 2004 Governor General's Literary Award for children's illustration.

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