Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary
Author: Rob Sanders
Illustrator: Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Ruby Rose loves to dance! One day, she has the brilliant idea to put on a dance recital. She makes invitations, posters, and even decorates with tissue paper roses! Suddenly a big storm rolls in, and it appears that her recital might be in jeopardy as the audience is stuck in the rain. Ruby Rose slinks back into her room, disappointed, but soon she hears a loud noise and her dad calling her name. She walks out to thundering applause and the dance recital happens after all.
With adorable illustrations and a cute story, Ruby Rose: Big Bravos is sure to be a child favorite. The book isn’t too content heavy, and the pictures add context to the plot, so even young readers will be able to follow along. This story highlights that sometimes even our best ideas and plans can seem to be thrown off course, but we can always find a way to make the most of it and keep on smiling and dancing through. Perfect for children ages four to eight, this story is sure to be a hit, especially for your little dancing stars.