The Maddie Diaries: A Memoir

by Maddie Ziegler

On Sale: 02/11/2017


About the Book


Maddie Ziegler had hoped to become a star - she just didn't know how soon that day would come. At just eight years old, she was cast on hit reality show Dance Moms and quickly won the hearts of fans everywhere with her natural talent and determination. Soon, she was catching eyes all over - including those of pop superstar Sia, who handpicked her to star in the incredibly popular music video 'Chandelier'. The rest, as they say, was history.

In this inspirational memoir, Maddie explains the hard work she put into her rise to stardom and how she keeps her balance along the way. She also answers her fans' burning questions with wise advice she's learned on her journey.

With honesty, charm, and humour, Maddie offers her unique perspective on making her way in the world as a young teenager, reflecting on the lessons she's learned - and preparing for the exciting road ahead.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460753767
  • ISBN 10: 1460753763
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 02/11/2017
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: 16.99 AUD
  • Age: From 8 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Dance, ballet (Children's - Teenage)


Madison Nicole Ziegler, born in Pittsburgh, is an award-winning professional dancer, actress, fashion designer, and New York Times bestselling author of The Maddie Diaries. She starred in Lifetime's Dance Moms for six seasons and has starred in numerous music videos for pop singer/songwriter Sia, including the critically acclaimed "Chandielier" video. Maddie was also a judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation, lent her voice to the animated feature Leap! (released internationally as Ballerina), and stars in Focus Feature's The Book of Henry.

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