Mira Monkey’s Magic Mirror Adventure by Once Upon a Dance

Book 7 in the Dance-It-Out! Creative Movement Stories for Young Movers series

Each book in the Dance-It-Out! Creative Movement Stories for Young Movers series is an independent story ideal for kids ages 4-7. Ballerina Konora inspires children to get up and get moving on their imagination stage. Kids can bring out their own inner storyteller or follow Konora’s suggested moves—designed by an award-winning dance instructor turned award-winning author—to develop body coordination, focus the breath, and explore dance fundamentals.

A Dancing Dragon who Breathes Pictures. Dance Party on the Moon. A Lovely Kangaroo Searching for his Jump. A Collection of Cats. Unicorns in Trouble…Kids experience a mini-adventure with new characters, choreography, and backdrops in each interactive, movement-based one-act.

An innovative use of dance and storytelling for a fun, child-focused activity. —Kirkus Reviews

…inspire the imaginations of readers of all ages… —Mary Lanni, Independent Librarian/Reviewer

…a story young readers will return to again and again. —Reedsy

In effect…a bilingual presentation presented in two languages: that of a traditional story, and its counterpart in movement and exercise. —D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

This whimsical tale of discovery is so full of joy and wonder. It also opens a door to dance in the most charming and accessible way. —Peter Boal, Artistic Director, Pacific Northwest Ballet

…beautifully done…excellent job… —Readers’ Favorite

…whimsical storytelling and interactive play to fully engage the reader. —Garrett Anderson, Ballet Idaho Artistic Director/Father of Three Lively Boys

…journey of magic, dreams, and movement… —Midwest Book Review