Dancing with Daddy by Anitra Rowe Schulte

CHICAGO - June 5, 2023 - PRLog -- "Refreshingly, Elsie's disability is seamlessly presented as simply another aspect of family life…As she swings and sways in her father's arms, her forehead against his, their love is palpable; Chen's illustrations fairly glow with affection…A heartwarming portrayal of a family embracing disability." ―Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"[Anitra] Rowe Schulte uses accessible, rhythmic language…conveying Elsie's thoughts in pink- and red-colored text. Light-filled digital illustrations by [Ziyue] Chen make use of differing angles and dynamic shots, emphasizing the love the family has for one another." ―Publishers Weekly

"This sweet story is a great addition to any diverse and inclusive library." ―TODAY

"In this unforgettable debut, Schulte presents an inclusive story that highlights the special bond between father and daughter…With sparkling, colorful illustrations that capture Elsie's expressions and the story's warmth, this heartfelt story is a must-read." ―Booklist

"A thoroughly charming and original picture book with a very special message for young readers…" ―Midwest Book Review

Elsie can't wait to go to her first father-daughter dance. She picked out the perfect dress and has been practicing swirling and swaying in her wheelchair. Elsie's heart pirouettes as she prepares for her special night. With gestures, smiles, and words from a book filled with pictures, she shares her excitement with her family. But when a winter storm comes, she wonders if she'll get the chance to spin and dance her way to a dream come true.

Anitra Rowe Schulte Two Lions Metamorphosis Literary Agency Picture Book


Metamorphosis Literary Agency
Source: » Follow
Email:***@metamorphosisliteraryagency.com Email Verified
Tags:Kit Lit
Location:Chicago - Illinois - United States
Account Email Address Verified     Account Phone Number Verified     Disclaimer     Report Abuse

Like PRLog?
Click to Share