On Tiptoes Gift Box

90.00 USD

Collector’s item, 100 units edition. Deluxe faux-leather box in pearly white, engraved with golden hot-stamping that includes one signed copy of the bilingual picture book “On Tiptoes”, one letter-sized signed picture of prima ballerina Sasha De Sola (the main character in the book), and four lithographies of the book’s art (the central one signed by Sasha De Sola, Gabriela García the illustrator and C.V. Monterrubio the author).

The picture book has a double cover and two stories that converge in the middle. The first one narrates the real life and challenges of Sasha De Sola, principal dancer of the San Francisco Ballet, up until becoming a Prima Ballerina. The second story is fictional, about a boy who is inspired by her to become a ballet dancer.

  • Product: Gift box that includes one signed picture book, one signed photograph, four lithographs (one signed)

  • 48 pages

  • 17 double-page illustrations that feature a non-pink color palette, created by Gabriela García

  • Written in American English and Latin American Spanish by C.V. Monterrubio, displayed side by side.

  • Format: Hard cover

  • Paper: White Shiny Couché, sustainable FSC

  • Size: 22 cm x 30 cm (8.66 in x 11.81 in)

  • ISBN: 978-607-29-1367-7

  • Reading age: 5 y/o & older

  • Publishing date: 2018

  • Average reading time at 100 wpm: 10 min each story

  • Printed in Mexico

I love that it’s also a story about a boy that dances ballet – my son does that and there aren’t many stories that represent him

33 y/o mother

I love that it ends in the middle, that’s very original.

41 y/o father

It was my favorite book from the past festival!

46 y/o mother and fellow author

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