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.
"Charming illustrations in mixed-media collage include scraps of written text, music and wallpaper integrated into depictions of dancing children...it will serve well as a first look at dance for preschoolers." --Kirkus Reviews
"This clever children's book manages to excite children about the art of dance with colorful, kid-friendly illustrations and simple descriptions." --GRAND magazine
Dictionary of Dance, A by Harriet Ziefert with illustrations by Liz Murphy