Dance with Me

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Dance with Me

By Charles R. Smith, Jr.; Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763622466, 24pp.

Publication Date: September 9, 2008

Young readers will find their groove with a spirited tale sure to tickle their toes and have them slapping their knees to the beat.
Two kids bopping down the street get the whole town moving in a lively tale for emerging readers. Noah Z. Jones's bright, energetic illustrations tell a parallel story, while Charles R. Smith Jr.'s rhythmic, rhyming text is guaranteed to get children shake, shake, shaking.

About the Author
Charles R. Smith Jr. is the author of the Super Sturdy Picture Books LET'S PLAY BASEBALL! and LET'S PLAY BASKETBALL!, both illustrated by Terry Widener, as well as TWELVE ROUNDS TO GLORY: THE STORY OF MUHAMMAD ALI, winner of a Coretta Scott King Author Honor. He lives in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Noah Z. Jones is the illustrator of NOT NORMAN: A GOLDFISH STORY by Kelly Bennett, THE MONSTER IN THE BACKPACK by Lisa Moser, and THOSE SHOES by Maribeth Boelts. He lives in Camden, Maine.