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StoryMakers with Thyra Heder HOW DO YOU DANCE?

StoryMakers with Thyra Heder HOW DO YOU DANCE?

There are so many ways to dance! You can wiggle out your worries, show happiness through jazz hands, or sway away sadness! Dancing is a great way to get moving and express emotions that are sometimes hard to talk about. On StoryMakers Thyra Heder & Rocco cut a rug while chatting about Thyra’s new book HOW DO YOU DANCE? So, we want to know #HowDoYouDance? Kids! Show us a video of your best moves using that hashtag and we’ll share them on social media!

Share your dance video with us using #HowDoYouDance!


A playful picture book that urges readers to bop, bounce, and shake from the author of Fraidyzoo. There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts. You can dance at the market or the bus stop, with your fingers or your face. You can dance because you’re happy or even because you’re sad.
But, what’s the best way to dance?
Exactly how you want to!
In How Do You Dance?, author-illustrator Thyra Heder explores dance in all of its creativity, humor, and—most of all—joy, in a picture-book celebration of personal expression that will inspire young and old readers alike to get up and get moving.

ABOUT Thyra Heder

Thyra Heder is a freelance illustrator and storyboard artist for clients in film, television, advertising, fashion, and architecture.  She was a Sundance Screenwriting Fellow in 2015 with the project Over the Eaves and was awarded the SFFS Hearst Grant along with the co-writer and director, Brent Green. Always a collector of picture books, she wrote and illustrated her debut book, Fraidyzoo, in 2013.  Fraidyzoo, The Bear Report, and Alfie are all published by Abrams Books for Young Readers and have each received a starred Kirkus review.  She has a dog named Toby and a turtle named Alfie and lives in Brooklyn.

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