Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer Lisa Robinson

Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer

Author: Lisa Robinson
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Book Title
Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer
Author
Lisa Robinson
ISBN
9780525579977
A stunning picture book biography about the tightrope walker who dazzled Paris as she danced across the sky with impeccable balance and unparalleled skill during the French Revolution. In revolutionary France, a girl named Marguerite Lalanne longed to perform above large crowds on a tightrope, just like her acrobatic parents. Sneaking off to the fairgrounds for secret tightrope walking lessons, Marguerite finessed her performance skills, ultimately performing for crowds as a young rope dancer. And eventually, Marguerite would perform as Madame Saqui, waltzing and pirouetting across- and never falling off- countless ropes above adoring crowds. A nouvelle ch rie de Paris, Madame Saqui cemented her place in circus history, winning the adoration of the French people and royalty alike, including Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. This remarkable biography unveils the inspiring story of a trailblazing woman who revolutionized the circus world-- without ever missing a step.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Lisa RobinsonPublisher: Schwartz & Wade BooksPublished: 03/24/2020ISBN: 9780525579977Pages: 44Weight: 0.95lbsSize: 11.90h x 7.80w x 0.70dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/2020Publishers Weekly 01/06/2020Booklist 02/01/2020 pg. 38Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2020School Library Journal 04/01/2020 pg. 154
A stunning picture book biography about the tightrope walker who dazzled Paris as she danced across the sky with impeccable balance and unparalleled skill during the French Revolution.

In revolutionary France, a girl named Marguerite Lalanne longed to perform above large crowds on a tightrope, just like her acrobatic parents. Sneaking off to the fairgrounds for secret tightrope walking lessons, Marguerite finessed her performance skills, ultimately performing for crowds as a young rope dancer. And eventually, Marguerite would perform as Madame Saqui, waltzing and pirouetting across- and never falling off- countless ropes above adoring crowds. A nouvelle ch rie de Paris, Madame Saqui cemented her place in circus history, winning the adoration of the French people and royalty alike, including Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

This remarkable biography unveils the inspiring story of a trailblazing woman who revolutionized the circus world-- without ever missing a step.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Lisa Robinson
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Published: 03/24/2020
ISBN: 9780525579977
Pages: 44
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 11.90h x 7.80w x 0.70d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/2020
Publishers Weekly 01/06/2020
Booklist 02/01/2020 pg. 38
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2020
School Library Journal 04/01/2020 pg. 154
A stunning picture book biography about the tightrope walker who dazzled Paris as she danced across the sky with impeccable balance and unparalleled skill during the French Revolution.

In revolutionary France, a girl named Marguerite Lalanne longed to perform above large crowds on a tightrope, just like her acrobatic parents. Sneaking off to the fairgrounds for secret tightrope walking lessons, Marguerite finessed her performance skills, ultimately performing for crowds as a young rope dancer. And eventually, Marguerite would perform as Madame Saqui, waltzing and pirouetting across- and never falling off- countless ropes above adoring crowds. A nouvelle ch rie de Paris, Madame Saqui cemented her place in circus history, winning the adoration of the French people and royalty alike, including Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

This remarkable biography unveils the inspiring story of a trailblazing woman who revolutionized the circus world-- without ever missing a step.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Lisa Robinson
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Published: 03/24/2020
ISBN: 9780525579977
Pages: 44
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 11.90h x 7.80w x 0.70d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 01/01/2020
Publishers Weekly 01/06/2020
Booklist 02/01/2020 pg. 38
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2020
School Library Journal 04/01/2020 pg. 154