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  • Published: 17 March 1997
  • ISBN: 9780448414928
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $7.99

Nina, Nina Star Ballerina



Playing the star in the class dance show, Nina finds herself in an awkward situation. All her friends think that she is the star of the show, so she now has to set the record straight and make things right once more.

  • Published: 17 March 1997
  • ISBN: 9780448414928
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $7.99

About the author

Jane O'Connor

Jane O’Connor is a former primary school teacher turned academic and writer. She was born and brought up in Surrey and lived in London until she moved to the West Midlands in her mid-thirties. Jane’s PhD was about child stars and she is now a Reader at Birmingham City University where she researches children’s experiences of celebrity, media and everyday life. Jane lives in Sutton Coldfield with her husband and two young sons in a house full of pirates, dinosaurs, superheroes and lots of books. She really likes all animals, especially hedgehogs.


Needlemouse is her debut novel.

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