Viking Books, Hardcover, 9780670060849, 40pp.
Publication Date: December 28, 2006
A perfect accompaniment to Chinese New Year celebrations, "Dragon Dancing" is both a treat for the eyes and the mind.
Stacey Dressen-McQueen lives in Portland, Oregon. This is her second book.
Carole Lexa Schaefer and Pierr Morgan have collaborated on many books, including "Dragon Dancing" and "Someone Says," a "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year. They both live in Washington State.
“Readers familiar with The Squiggle (1996) and Someone Says (2003) will recognize this book’s ethnically diverse classroom and its spare but jubilant depictions of imaginative play. After their teacher reads a book about dragons, a group of children…go “dragon dancing” through a playground transformed into Asian-influenced landscapes…. [T]he bustling energy of preschoolers comes through with just as much affection, and the parading-dragon premise will be of particular use around celebrations of Chinese New Year.” —Booklist