Cloudberry Castle: Ballerina Dreams

Janey Louise Jones

Out of print

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  • More girly, dance adventures in the third book in this ballet-mad Cloudberry Castle series
  • Ballet-mad Katie is torn between her old friend and the audition of a lifetime
  • From Janey Louise Jones, the million-selling author of the Princess Poppy series

Katie is torn between her old friend and the chance to audition for The Nutcracker with New York City Ballet. The third book in Janey Louise Jones' gorgeous girly Cloudberry Castle series.

198 x 130 mm
Floris Books
Young Kelpies
Age Range:
From 6 to 9 years
176 pages
Publication date:
19 Jul 2012
Cloudberry Castle


Katie Mackenzie's family runs a ballet school in a wonderful old Scottish castle. Katie loves living with the other boarders, but it's not always easy, and she misses her old best friend Mallie. So she's thrilled when her old friend asks for Katie's help training her new unruly pony.

But Katie has both ballet exams and the chance to audition for a role in the New York City Ballet's tour of The Nutcracker. Can she balance training Mickey the pony with beating the other girls to her dream ballerina role?

This is the third book of Katie's ballet adventures at Cloudberry Castle, full of dancing, friendship and gorgeous girly charm.


'A sugary dessert for preteen readers who love ballet, with a spoonful of whipped cream thrown in for pony fans.'
-- Kirkus Book Reviews

'Janey Louise Jones provides an easy to read story for young girls. Horses and ballet, what more could you want?'
-- Lothian Life

"... the perfect book for girls who are ballet and pony mad."
-- Creative Steps


Janey Louise Jones was born in Edinburgh and brought up in East Lothian. She has been writing stories since she was seven. Her hugely popular Princess Poppy series has sold over two million copies to date and has been translated into several languages. Janey is married with three sons. An enthusiastic ballerina as a child, she still adores the world of ballet. She is the author of two other books in the Cloudberry Castle series: Cloudberry Castle and Ballet School Secrets.


Don't miss the Discover Kelpies website for children with exclusive author interviews, fun stuff and latest gossip on your favourite Scottish stories.


More pink, sparkly gorgeous girly charm in the first and second Cloudberry books by the wonderful Janey Louise Jones:
Cloudberry Castle
Cloudberry Castle: Ballet School Secrets

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