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Jammy Dance by Rebecca Janni
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Jammy Dance

by Rebecca Janni

Other authors: Tracy Dockray (Illustrator)

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A brother and sister dance their way through their going-to-bed routine in this rhyming storybook, assisted by Mom, and eventually Dad. From bath-time to story-time, they engage in the titular 'jammy dance,' turning their bedtime into one long romp, until eventually they're tired enough to go to sleep.

I always find that rhyming texts work very well for younger children, keeping them involved with the musicality of the reading process, even when they don't understand every word, so I appreciated that aspect of Jammy Dance. I can't say this was a particular favorite otherwise, from either a narrative or illustrative standpoint, but it was very sweet, and I imagine will hit the right note for some parents and children. Recommended to anyone looking for rhyming bedtime books that celebrate the restless spirit that sometimes keeps children up. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Apr 21, 2017 |
Will make for lively bedtime reading. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
Sometimes it is hard to go to bed when you still have the wiggle-waggles in your system to get out. Book Review
3-5 years
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  spiritamc | Feb 12, 2013 |
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In this rollicking bedtime story, a sister and brother turn getting ready for bed into a fun-filled dance routine, from swirling in bath towels to tapping toothbrushes and swaying down the hall to their room. Rebecca Janni’s rhythmic text and Tracy Dockray’s bouncy illustrations are sure to get hands clapping and the littlest of feet moving so that kids can work off a last burst of energy before sweet dreams drift in.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:18:18 -0400)

A brother and sister's struggle to delay bedtime is transformed into a playful dance with their parents.

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