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Dogs Don't Do Ballet

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

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I think this would be a great book to use with children and encourage discussion around stereotypes starting with the question: 'who can do ballet? Disheartened the little girl makes her way to her dance classes but she always feels as if she is being watch.

He doesn’t do dog stuff like weeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas, or drinking out of the toilet. The pages are tactile; the paper has a lovely feel it making the book a pleasure to handle before even getting to the story. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Explore concepts of joyful movement, acceptance and help children explore big ideas such as appearance-based bullying and judgement with the help of Biff, an adorable puppy who will stop at nothing to become a ballet dancer. Despite the fact that the focus of the story is actually a male dog and you never find out the girl narrator's name it's a lovely story that promotes inclusion and acceptance.It would lead to lots of conversation and debates and would help children to recognise that if you’re capable to do something, you can do it.

Throughout the book he is met by a number of obstacles, suggesting that he can't fulfill his dream of being a ballerina. Dogs Don't Do Ballet , which she illustrated, was shortlisted for the 2010 Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the 2010 BookTrust Early Years Award.Biff just isn’t interested in fetching a stick because he is too busy staring longingly at her tutu. This fun story is sure to be enjoyed by young readers aged 4+ and could be a good starting point to explore gender stereotypes with slightly older children also.

Biff is constantly told no dog's don't do ballet whenever the little girls asks if she can take him along to class or the Royal Ballet. The illustrations match the text beautifully, and add more emotion to the story; even showing Biff shed a tear. This book could be used for lessons on inclusivity, theme, and figurative language (personification).This story is a nice introduction to the idea of challenging stereotypes by asking children to consider how they would feel if they were told that they were not allowed to so something that they love just because other people thought they weren’t supposed to do it. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Ma fille de 4 ans adore ce livre - une très belle histoire qui nous montre que l'on puisse suivre nos rêves et faire ce que l'on veut malgré ce que pensent des gens / My four-year old daughter loves this book - it's a beautiful story that shows us that we can follow our dreams and do what we want despite what other people think. Her work has also been adapted for television (Bookaboo, CBeebies), puppetry (Little Angel), dance (Ballet Black), orchestra (LSO) and theatre (New Writing North, Little Blue Monster).

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