Author(s): Kimberly Wyatt
The first in the World Elite Dance Academy series, a truly diverse dance series for girls and boys 12-year-old Billie has dreamed of being a ballet dancer for as long as she can remember--but things aren't easy for her and her mother, who struggle to make ends meet. Billie's dad died when she was little, and she dances to express her feelings. Now she has an audition at WEDA--a world-famous contemporary dance school run by the inspirational Miss Murphy, whose motto is "Never Say I Can't." But will Billie be able to get over her nerves and win a place at her dream school? And will she be able to live by the school's positive ethos, or will she crumble under the pressure? Join Billie and her new friends on a fierce, empowering and sometimes scary journey to dance stardom.
Kimberly Wyatt rose to fame as a member of the the Pussycat Dolls. More recently she has appeared on scores of high profile UK TV shows, notably as lead judge on SKY 1's Got To Dance, CBBC's Taking the Next Step and ITV's Lorraine. She was crowned 2015's winner of BBC1's Celebrity Masterchef. Passionate about keeping fit, eating well and being the 'best version of yourself', Kimberly has fast become a positive role model for many. She tours schools with her 'Well Fit' campaign with the Youth Sport Trust, promoting the physical and mental wellbeing messages that tie in to her books.