Join Jake at gymnastics class and- hop like a frog balance on the beam turn somersaults and so much more! Wow! What fun! Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora's irresistible illustrations of enthusiastic toddlers will have budding gymnasts jumping for joy! '*A pitch-perfect introduction to ballet.' The Horn Book, starred review 'Bea and the diverse group of toddlers in her ballet class are cherubic and infectiously enthusiastic.' Publishers Weekly 'A compact romp.' The New York Times Book Review 'A precious primer from the first lady of ballet books for children.' School Library Journal
Rachel Isadora (www.rachelisadora.com) received a Caldecott Honor for Ben's Trumpet, and has written and illustrated numerous other books for children, including Bea at Ballet, Peekaboo Morning, the Lili at Ballet series, Say Hello! and several classic tales set in Africa (Old Mikamba Had a Farm, There Was a Tree, 12 Days of Christmas, The Night Before Christmas, The Ugly Duckling, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, The Fisherman and His Wife, The Twelve Dancing Princesses and The Princess and the Pea). She lives in New York City.