Swan Lake (Hardcover)
The iconic ballet Swan Lake, the tragic love story of a princess transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer, has been revered for more than a century. In this atmospheric adaptation, Anne Spudvilas reimagines the classic tale of passion, betrayal, and heartbreak in the dramatic riverscape of Australia's Murray-Darling basin.
Anne Spudvilas is a multi-award-winning illustrator of children's books and an established portrait painter and printmaker. Her first picture book, The Race by Christobel Mattingley, was awarded the Crichton Award for Illustration and was a CBCA Honour Book. Her books include The Peasant Prince by Li Cunxin, which won the NSW and Queensland Premiers' Awards in 2008, and Jenny Angel by Margaret Wild, which was CBCA Picture Book of the Year in 2000.