Earthdance by Joanne Ryder

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In dynamic words and dramatic pictures, Earthdance invites young readers to become not just part of the earth, but Earth itself.

About Joanne Ryder

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Joanne Ryder has written more than forty books for young readers. Ms. Ryder lives with her husband in San Francisco, California.Norman Gorbaty lives in New York City with his wife, Joy.
Published January 1, 1996 by n/a. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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Text and art boldly converge in a series of invocations: ``Wiggle your shoulders and mountains tremble and quake'' and ``Shake your hair and feel windswept grasses tickle your face.'' An innovative book design incorporates the text into Gorbaty's brightly colored paintings, which at first feature...

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""Stretch your arms out wide and slowly spin around,"" encourages the narrator of Ryder's (The Snail's Spell) somewhat uneven environmental ode, in which the reader imagines him or herself as Earth.

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