About the Book

From 'Dancing with the Stars' winner Emma Freedman, a coming-of-age story that draws on Emma's childhood dance experience.

Ages: 9+

April Franklin is 13 years of age and has just started high school. April has also been dancing half her life and while she loves ballet, she's not sure if classical is right for her, particularly since she doesn't have the perfect ballet body - and of course all of the mean girls at her ballet school do ...

There are, however, many ways to dance, and when April has the opportunity to explore them she leaps at the chance, even though she is very aware that her mother has high hopes for her as a classical dancer.

New school, mean girls, stage mothers, big dreams ... sometimes finding your feet can be hard.

Age: 9+

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781460751633
  • ISBN 10: 1460751639
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 21/03/2016
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: 14.99 AUD
  • Age: From 8 years


Emma Freedman co-hosts a nightly radio show on Today's HIT Network, as well as appearing as a regular guest on a variety of television shows. Emma spent 10 years studying jazz, tap, contemporary and hip hop dance. In 2015 she won the 15th season of 'Dancing With the Stars' and was named the best contestant the show had ever had. Emma lives in Sydney.

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