It's Angelina's birthday, and there's going to be a party She and her best friend Alice happily ride their bicycles to Mrs. Thimble's General Store to buy decorations. But as they race home, bang Angelina hits a rock and breaks her treasured bike. She works hard to earn money for a new one, but the most beautiful bike is very expensive.Will Angelina's birthday be ruined? Or will it be the happiest and most surprising one ever?
About the Author
Katharine Holabird's first Angelina Ballerina book was published in 1983. After graduating from the Francis Parker School in Chicago, Katharine attended Bennington College in Vermont. She received a B.A. in Literature from Bennington in 1969, and then worked as a literary editor at the college for a year. The following year she went to Italy, where she became a freelance journalist. In 1974, Katharine married and moved with her husband, Michael Haggiag, to London, England where she lives today with her family.