DANCE WITH ME by Ron Hirschi

DANCE WITH ME

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Age Range: 4 - 8

KIRKUS REVIEW

 Loosely connected, quasi-poetic thoughts about the movements of animals and their relationship to human dance serve as an excuse for looking at full-color, action-packed photographs of animals in their natural habitat. Prairie chickens dance in rhythmic patterns of leaping and strutting to attract a mate, polar bears may greet each other with a playful, shuffling dance, and butterflies seem to dance as they flutter through the air. Readers, says Hirschi (Discover My World: Forests, 1991, etc.), should open their eyes, protect the environment, and become as one with the world around them by shaking a leg or two. No one can argue with that message, but the badly organized, stiff text is unconvincing, and the random look of the layout is distracting; the afterword feels tacked on. The images are uplifting, indeed, but the rest of the project never gets off the ground. (Picture book/nonfiction. 4-8)

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1995
ISBN: 0-525-65204-3
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Dutton
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 15th, 1995




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