Pirates Don’t Dance
Pirates are thought of as tough individuals with a fearsome demeanor and a certain way of doing things. The new apprentice, Jack has a different approach to being a pirate. With every pirate chore Jack was given, he added a dance move to give each task his own special flair. Captain Squinty Eye gets furious when he sees this; he tells Jack repeatedly that pirates do not dance and insists he follows the rules.
This story demonstrates the importance of staying true to oneself. Jack continues to express himself and finds ways to unite the other pirates through dance. The author, Shawna Tenney includes dance terminology throughout this story and a glossary at the end so readers can learn about the technical aspects of dance. Tenney who also provided the vibrant illustrations, shows Jack demonstrating each movement. This book is an excellent choice for children ages three to seven, especially those with an interest in dance.
|Author||Shawna J C Tenney|
|Page Count||40 pages|
|Publisher||Sleeping Bear Press|
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