Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance by Birgitta Sif
  

Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance

Written by Birgitta Sif
Illustrated by Birgitta Sif

3+ readers   5+ readers   

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Synopsis

Frances Dean Who Loved to Dance and Dance by Birgitta Sif

Frances Dean loves to dance. In her every waking moment, she is inspired to move - she feels the wind and dances, hears the singing of the birds and dances. But as soon as anyone is around, her knees begin to tremble, butterflies start to flutter in her tummy and...she forgets how to dance. Will she ever find the courage within herself to share her talent with other people and...feel free? But then, one day, Frances Dean notices something - someone - unusual and it surprises her and inspires her all at once...

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Will move you to be yourself -- Fiona Noble Bookseller Children's Guide Birgitta Sif writes books for people like us

she makes them heroes in their own way, and if you are a little shy that is truly uplifting. The Illustrated Forest The illustrations are a real delight, quirky and unusual and very expressive. A lovely story. Parents in Touch A delightful and thoughtful picture book. Books for Keeps This gentle yet inspiring and energizing tale is perfectly served by Sif's sparse text and wonderful illustrations. Dreamy and detailed, these are pictures to get lost in. The simplicity and universality of the story (we're not talking ballet here, just the pure joy of movement) make it perfect to share with the quiet child in your life. Children's Books Ireland Recommended Read

About the Author

Birgitta Sif

Birgitta Sif was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. She received her BEA from Cornell University and her masters from the Cambridge School of Art. She is the author and illustrator of Oliver, shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Birgitta’s feet have now taken her to Cambridge, where she lives with her family. Follow her on Instagram here.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Birgitta Sif
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2014

ISBN

9781406337983

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