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Barnyard Dance!

By Ann Marie Sammataro, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Lively pace takes readers on an exhilarating ride.

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Based on 5 parent reviews

age 2+

Best of Boynton

My absolute favorite Sandra Boynton book. Fun and lyrical to read. Very catchey
age 2+
I love it very much. It is useful.

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BARNYARD DANCE's lively pace sweeps readers along for an exhilarating ride. Text and illustrations vibrate with an infectious joie de vivre, bringing smiles to readers' faces. The swinging verses tap into toddlers' love of movement and song; preschoolers can have a blast doing their own rendition of the dance. However, even a reader as young as 8 months old enjoyed a read-aloud session, flashing gummy grins and emitting happy coos.

Sandra Boynton's fanciful illustrations delight children; dogs and bunnies frolic together, while a pig whirls about a slightly bewildered-looking sheep. The simply drawn pictures on a pure white background focus the reader's attention on the comical characterizations. Little ones will be reaching for this book time and again. The catchy rhymes and humorous pictures make it easy for parents and caregivers to comply with repeated requests for this story.

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