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Watch Me Dance: Family Celebration Board Books
     

Watch Me Dance: Family Celebration Board Books

by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
 

Help boil the greens, flip the fish, and slice the pie for a mouth-watering family meal in I Smell Honey, then join the fun as a baby boy discovers the unique features that make his face so special in Pretty Brown Face. In Shake Shake Shake and Watch Me Dance, explore the joys of rhythm and movement. These spirited board books celebrate

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Help boil the greens, flip the fish, and slice the pie for a mouth-watering family meal in I Smell Honey, then join the fun as a baby boy discovers the unique features that make his face so special in Pretty Brown Face. In Shake Shake Shake and Watch Me Dance, explore the joys of rhythm and movement. These spirited board books celebrate the loving closeness of an African American family.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
The bold illustrations feature an attractive young girl and her baby brother, who is watching and imitating from his playpen. She jumps, twists, shakes and rolls and spins around in time to the music coming from the radio. It's a nice addition to collections that need board books featuring African Americans or for anyone interested in broadening children's view of society. The series consists of I Smell Honey, Pretty Brown Face, Shake Shake Shake, and Watch Me Dance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152006310
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Family Celebration Board Bks.
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
8
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range:
3 Years

Meet the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times best-selling author of several books for young readers, including the novel Bird in a Box, a Today Show Al Roker Book Club for Kids pick, and Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America, winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award. Additional works include the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book Duke Ellington, illustrated by her husband, Brian Pinkney; and Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor book and winner of the Carter G. Woodson Award. Andrea Davis Pinkney lives in New York City.

BRIAN PINKNEY is a celebrated picture-book illustrator who has won two Caldecott Honors. His many professional tributes also include the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and three Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors. He has collaborated with his wife, author Andrea Davis Pinkney, on several picture books including Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra and Sleeping Cutie. The Pinkneys live in Brooklyn, New York.

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