Dance with Me
A ballerina in a music box loves nothing more than to dance. But when the little girl who owns the box grows up, who will dance with the ballerina then? A gorgeous story about treasured possessions and the memories they hold.

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Kids’ Book Review: “A gentle, heartfelt tale of childhood treasures, the sadness of their loss and the joy of history repeating itself.”

The Styling Mama: “A gorgeous book for all little girls who grow up.”

Buzz Words Magazine:  “A delightful and uplifting picture book about a music-box ballerina who loves nothing more than to dance … this book covers a breadth of ideas with simple beauty and clarity.”

Boomerang Books: “Penny Harrison has penned a story ostensibly aimed at sweet young ladies under eight but adorable enough to be enjoyed by pre-schoolers, everywhere. Dance with Me is a timely tale of affections and life changes.”

The Mummy Project: “I loved reading this book with my daughter and discussing childhood keepsakes and what she would pass on to her children.”

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Penny has two more picture books due for release in 2018, including The Art Garden (with illustrations by Penelope Pratley) and Emily Green’s Garden (with illustrations by Megan Forward).