Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 1 to 9
- Grade: p to 9
- Reading age: 1 to 9
D is for dance! E is for emancipation! From A to Z, this is a rhyming alphabet book that celebrates Canada's Caribbean Carnival. This engaging and educational book features a diverse cast of children in vibrant costumes as they 'play mas' while dancing to Soca and Calypso music. A glossary at the end makes it easy for readers, including parents and teachers, to review what they have learned.
About the authors
Yolanda T. Marshall is a Guyanese-born Canadian author. In 2015, after becoming a mom, Yolanda was inspired to write her first children’s book named Keman’s First Carnival. She is also the author of C is for Carnival, A Piece of Black Cake for Santa, Sweet Sorrel Stand, Miles Away In The Caribbean, Hot Cross Buns For Everyone and My Soca Birthday Party: with Jollof Rice and Steel Pans. A world traveller, a jazz lover and a devoted mother, she embodies art and takes her readers on adventurous, cultured journeys. Yolanda lives in Toronto, Canada with her family.
Daria Lavrova, is a painter and an illustrator, specialising in children's illustration. She graduated from St.Petersburg University of Law and has worked as a lawyer for some time before she decided to follow her love of art and pursued her passion for painting.