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  • 1 of 1 copy available at John P. Webster Library - West Hartford. (Show)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
John P. Webster Library - West Hartford CHILDREN PZ 7 .M315 Ki 2008 (Text to phone) 30401141575468 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry JE MAN (Text to phone) 33260000222522 Juvenile Easy Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown E MANNING (Text to phone) 34014116128878 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Derby Neck Library JP MAN (Text to phone) 34046147299229 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe JE MAN (Text to phone) 34026112810432 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield NEW JJ MANNING (Text to phone) 32518146844181 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Killingly Library jj Man (Text to phone) 34040114539147 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Stafford Library J E MANNING (Text to phone) 34061131103808 Juvenile Easy Available -
Terryville Public Library E MAN (Text to phone) 34028114838205 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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Two sleepy children sneak out of their beds to watch as their parents, who love each other very much, break into a dance while washing the dishes.
Subject: Bedtime > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Hispanic Americans > Fiction.

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Kitchen Dance
Kitchen Dance
by Manning, Maurie J. (Author, Illustrator)
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Kitchen Dance

This charming picture book celebrates family, full of singing and joy and tenderness. A little girl wakes in the night to mysterious, inviting noises. She rouses her brother, and they sneak downstairs and peek into the kitchen. To their amazement and delight, their parents are dancing and singing---"?Como te quiero! Oh, how I love you!" ---as they clean up and put food away. Mama and Papa discover the two kids and sweep them into the embrace of a family dance. Slowly, the song changes to a lullaby. . . the children close sleepy eyes. . . then Mama and Papa tuck them into bed again. The story reads like poetry. The art moves from subdued tones to hot tropical colors and back again. And as you turn the pages, you can almost hear the music---changing from a pop ballad to a hot tango to a cozy lullaby. All in all, it's a perfect bedtime book, with a satisfying hugs-and-kisses ending.

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