Learn about life in the circus, past and present, and why circus skills are more popular than ever. Find out which skills people are learning today. Check out the dangerous acts, like fire-eating, sword-swallowing and tightrope tricks. Read how one person was even crazy enough to cook breakfast on a high-wire above the Niagara Falls. Then read the story 'You're a Natural', and find out how Sam finally achieves her circus dream. Glitz! Glamour! Drama! Delve into the fantastic world of the performing arts with this book from the Starstruck series. A non-fiction section is followed by a fiction story on the same topic. Filled with striking photographs and illustrations, this book is ideal for any child who has an interest in an aspect of the world behind the stage curtain.