Can You Dance Like a Peacock? (Hardcover)

Can You Dance Like a Peacock? By Rekha S. Rajan, Hannah Abbo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rekha S. Rajan, Hannah Abbo (Illustrator)
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Learn about animals and get grooving with this fun and lively picture book from a renowned STEAM expert and arts educator!

Can YOU dance like a peacock? Stand up straight, fluff your feathers, stretch your neck, and STRUT STRUT STRUT!

Discover the amazing ways that animals use movement to communicate! Lighthearted text and vibrant illustrations teach readers how honeybees waggle, dolphins splash, and flamingoes march. It even invites kids to get up and try out some animal-inspired dance moves themselves. Perfect for classroom movement breaks!

About the Author

Dr. Rekha S. Rajan is a musician, author and educator. Her children’s books include Amazing Landmarks, the board book series, This is Music, and the chapter book series, Disaster Squad. Rekha lives in Chicago with her husband, three children, two dogs and three birds, and loves to watch the hawks, coyotes and deer that dance across her backyard. Visit her at

Hannah Abbo is a self-taught, award-winning illustrator from the United Kingdom. She currently lives with her partner, child and (slightly) overweight cat in Lisbon, Portugal. When she's not drawing she loves making ceramics in a local studio, visiting the botanical gardens, and rollerblading.

Praise For…

"This book invites kids to get up and dance... Fun, bright illustrations make the creatures pop on the pages. This could really help reluctant readers learn that books can be fun!" — Youth Services Book Review, STARRED Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781728264233
ISBN-10: 1728264235
Publisher: Sourcebooks Explore
Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English