Would you like to dance to the drum drum drum of the masquerade?
Well, it is carnival time in St. Kitts-Nevis’ and Saulo is excited to see the masquerades perform and dance and to hear their music. He dreams of dancing the masquerade one day but when they get too close for comfort, Saulo is not sure he is ready for his big debut.
Inspired by a very real and incredible young man, The Masquerade Dance tells of a boy who is mesmerized by the “drum drum drum” of the masquerade beat and dreams of dancing the masquerade.
Look inside to read about this fascinating tradition with roots in African, Indigenous Caribbean, and European culture.
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About the Author
Daniel J. O'Brien is a Trinidadian-born author and illustrator currently residing in New York with his amazing partner Ashleigh and his loyal dog, Obbie. Daniel holds a BFA in Illustration from The School of Visual Arts. He is enthusiastic about contributing to the telling of Caribbean stories.