Synopses & Reviews
Dance is not just an art, it's a whole different language! In A Dictionary of Dance, readers will learn about arabesques, break dancing, choreographers, and the zones of the body everything that comes together to make a dance, whether it's ballet or the polka. Liz Murphy's dynamic and expressive artwork is sure to inspire readers of all ages to get up and dance!
This dazzling introduction to dance features an entry for every letter of the alphabet, including a pronunciation guide and an accessible, informative definition. For instance, I is for Improvisation (im-pro-vi-ZAY-shun): making up the steps as one dances, and O is for Ouvert (oo-VAIR): a French word that refers to an open position of the feet in ballet.
About the Author
Harriet Ziefert is the author of hundreds of books for children. The mother of two and grandmother of five, she is the founder and publisher of Blue Apple Books. The author lives in South Orange, New Jersey.
Liz Murphy has fulfilled her twin childhood ambitions to be a mother and to paint and make art “all day long.” She lives with her husband and their sons in Montclair, NJ.