Mirette on the high wire [Text]
Emily Arnold McCully
- 1st ed. Paperback
- New York Putnam & Grosset 1997
- 32 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal. Summary: Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear.