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Book Details:
Book Title:  Dragons Don’t Dance Ballet by Jennifer Carson
Category:  Children’s Fiction (Ages 3-7),  36 pages
Genre:  Children’s Picture Book
Publisher:  Vinal Publishing
Release date:   December 8, 2020
Content Rating:  G for everyone

Book Description:
Esmeralda Dragon works the spotlight at the Metropolitan Ballet,
but what she really wants to do is dance. Encouraged by her friend
Harold to audition, Esmeralda takes a leap of faith only to discover
that she doesn’t quite fit in with the other ballerinas. But Esmerelda
isn’t ready to give up–and neither is Harold! Dragons Don’t Dance Ballet
is a whimsical picture book that challenges body image expectations and
encourages little ones to go for their dreams.

Thoughts
This is a cute book that has a very important message.

Esmeralda Dragon works at the Metropolitan Ballet, working the spotlight. What she really wants to do though is to be a ballerina.

Every night after the show she practices her dancing and she keeps getting better and better. Harold the janitor suggests she audition for the ballet. Esmeralda thinks about this but isn’t sure. She wonders if she’s good enough and if it would be possible for a bigger dragon to be allowed to dance in the Ballet.

The book addresses body image and taking a chance when you are afraid you might not succeed. It is also about supporting your friends.

This would be a great book for preschoolers and kindergartner’s. It will hopefully give them the courage to do what they are excited about or have a passion for even if they are afraid.

The illustrations are vibrant and I love the color choices. I think both adults and children will love this book.

I received a free copy of this book for this tour
My thoughts are my honest opinion

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Meet the Author: Jennifer Carson lives in Michigan with her husband, four sons and many furry friends. She grew up on a steady diet of Muppet movies and Renaissance fairies and would occasionally be caught reading under the blankets with a flashlight.

Besides telling tales, Jennifer likes to create fantasy creatures and characters and publishes her own sewing patterns. Her artwork and patterns can be seen online at thedragoncharmer.com.

Jennifer’s work has been featured in national magazines including:
Cloth, Paper, Scissors, Faerie Magazine, Soft Dolls and Animals, Teddy Bear and Friends, and Dolls United.

connect with the author:  website ~ facebook ~ goodreads

Tour Schedule:
Jan 18 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book review / giveaway
Jan 18 – Library of Clean Reads – book review / giveaway
Jan 19 – She Just Loves Books – book review / giveaway
Jan 19 – Pick a Good Book – book review / author interview / giveaway
Jan 20 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Jan 21 – I’d Rather Be At The Beach – book review / giveaway
Jan 22 – Writer with Wanderlust – book review / guest post / giveaway
Jan 25 – Books, Tea, Healthy Me – book review / guest post / giveaway
Jan 25 – Because I said so — and other adventures in Parenting – book review / author interview
Jan 26 – Instagram: All Booked Up Reviews – book review
Jan 26 – Reading is My Passion – book review
Jan 26 – One Frugal Girl – book review
Jan 27 – Lisa’s Reading – book review / giveaway
Jan 27 – Amy’s Booket List – book review / giveaway
Jan 28 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Jan 29 – Nighttime Reading Center – book review / giveaway
Feb 1 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book review / giveaway
Feb 2 – Splashes of Joy – book review / guest post / giveaway
Feb 2 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Feb 3 – The Bespectacled Mother – book review / giveaway
Feb 3 – fundinmental – book review / giveaway
Feb 4 – Cheryl’s Book Nook – book review / giveaway
Feb 4 –Bound 4 Escape – book review / giveaway
Feb 5 – Leels Loves Books – book review / giveaway

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  2 Responses to “Book Tour & Giveaway: Dragons Don’t Dance Ballet by Jennifer Carson”

  1. So glad you liked the story! Thanks for featuring it!

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