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|Author||Emily Arnold McCully|
|Illustrator||Emily Arnold McCully|
|Genre||Children's picture book|
|LC Class||PZ7.M478415 Mi 1992|
Mirette on the High Wire is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully. Published in 1992, the book tells the story of Mirette, a French girl who learns to walk on the tightrope. McCully won the 1993 Caldecott Medal for her illustrations.
Mirette lives in a boarding house in France. One day her life is changed by a man named Bellini, a famous tightrope walker, who teaches Mirette how to walk on a tightrope.
- American Library Association: Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 - Present. URL accessed 27 May 2009.
- Klein, Alvin (August 9, 1998). "THEATER; 'Mirette' at Goodspeed Opera House". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-01-28.
- Kenrick, John (December 2005). "Mirette. The York Theatre Company, NYC". musicals101.com. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
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