Dance with Me (EK Books, $19.99). Buy hardcover here.
Or as part of The Sugar and Spice collection (EK Books, $39.99) here.
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.”
Aussie Reviews: “A delightful, slightly sad, story of growing up, and the toys that are left behind.”
The Bottom Shelf: “This is a poignant story about growing up and the treasured keepsakes we grow beyond as we do so.”
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Here’s a little clue as to what it’s about…