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Cockatoo, Too
by Bethanie Deeney Murguia Details
Who can can-can? Find out in this hilarious book that features cockatoos, two more cockatoos, and tutued toucans too!
Dancing Feet!
by Lindsey Craig Details
Easy-to-read, rhyming text depicts diffent animals dancing.
Duck Sock Hop
by Jane Kohuth Details
Ducks dance their socks off at their weekly sock-hop.
Emma and Julia Love Ballet
by Barbara McClintock Details
A story that follows the everyday life of two girls, one a professional ballerina, the other a student, both of whom love ballet.
Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet
by Jane O'Connor Details
Nancy makes the best of not dancing the lead in her ballet school's Deep Sea Dances show, but becomes jealous when her best friend gets a better role than hers.
by Misty Copeland Details
American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.
Flora and the Flamingo
by Molly Idle Details
In this innovative wordless picture book, Flora and her graceful flamingo friend explore the trials and joys of friendship through an elaborate synchronized dance. With a twist, a turn, and even a flop, these unlikely friends learn at last how to dance together in perfect harmony.
Giraffes Can't Dance
by Giles Andreae Details
Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.
Nose to Toes, You are Yummy!
by Tim Harrington Details
An interactive picture book that encourages readers to sing and dance to celebrate every body part.
Pest In Show
by Victoria Jamieson Details
Ladybug's efforts to put on a show for her family and friends may be ruined if her little brother, Fly, gets in on the act--or maybe not.
by Joe Raposo Details
An illustrated presentation of the classic Sesame Street song about self-expression and the celebration of music.
by Doreen Cronin Details
Rhyming text describes the many ways to wiggle.
Updated 07/01/2016
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