O’Conner, Jane Fancy Nancy: Budding Ballerina Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser Harper, 2013. $3.99 PICTURE BOOK Content: G.
Nancy loves her ballet class and when her father picks her up from class she tries to teach him how to do a pirouette. He isn’t very good at it and so Nancy decides to hold a ballet class for her father, which her mother and sister eventually join as well. After her class her friend Bree comes over and they show Nancy’s family their dance moves. In the end, Nancy gives her father an award for trying his best at dance.
This is a cute book about sharing our talents with others. The illustrations are detailed and girlie. Nancy’s family is cute and supportive of her and her ideas. Any little dancer will enjoy this story.
EL (K-3)-ADVISABLE. Reviewer, C. Peterson