Darcey Bussell makes ebook move

HarperCollins teams with Strictly judge to turn Magic Ballerina stories digital.
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Strictly Come Dancing Judge and Prima Ballerina, Darcey Bussell has teamed up with HarperCollins Children's Books to turn her Magic Ballerina series into ebooks.

The series has sold over two million copies and been translated into 13 languages. Set in the world of Enchantia, there are 25 ebooks available, aimed at five to eight year olds.

Three of the titles - Delphie and the Magic Ballet Shoes, Rosa and the Secret Princess and Holly and the Dancing Cat - are available for just 99 pence.

The latest book in the series - The World of Magic Ballerina - was published in September and includes three stories.

"We are delighted to be delivering such a popular, tried and tested and brilliantly written series in digital form, where it will find even more young fans," said Rachel Denwood, publishing director at HarperCollins.

Bussell added: "I'm delighted that the Magic Ballerina series will be reaching a whole new readership through this ebook launch."

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