Ditty was born to dance, but she was also born Jewish. When her strictly religious parents won't let her take ballet lessons, Ditty starts to dance in secret. But for how long can she keep her two worlds apart? And at what cost?
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(198mm x 130mm x 22mm)
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Author Biography - Robyn Bavati
Robyn Bavati was born and raised in Melbourne but lived much of her adult life in Israel before returning to Australia in 1999. She has run English conversation classes for non-native-speakers, taught creative dance in schools and worked as a shiatsu therapist. In 2006, Robyn completed a diploma in Professional Writing & Editing at RMIT, and is currently undertaking a Master of Creative Media (creative writing stream), which she hopes to complete in 2010. Robyn's published work includes feature articles and humorous anecdotes for Israeli magazines and newspapers and the Australian Jewish News, as well as an award-winning short story. She lives in Melbourne with her family.