Know the best way to get a child to read? Give them their very own book, with the hope they will become passionate bookworms. One Book 4 Colorado does just that by providing a FREE book to preschoolers.
Any four-year-old in the state can pick up his or her own copy of “Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown” by Eric Litwin in English or Spanish.
Groovy Joe is back again in another groovy story that will have little ones singing, dancing, and learning math to a whole new beat. In his second book, Groovy Joe has a dance party.
But, Oh no! More and more doggies are knocking on his door, asking to come in. Will there be enough room for everyone?
Joe knows just what to do and soon enough he everyone moving and grooving — the party has only just begun!
Signature rhyme, repetition, and musical writing style, combined with wild and witty illustrations infused and gentle math concepts come together to create an unforgettable new Groovy Joe story all about positivity, creativity, math, and kindness.
Groovy Joe is back, ready to get groovy!
Here’s a cute video with the author and a group of kids singing about Groovy Joe and his dance party. Just click on it to watch.
Again this year, 75,000 copies of the book will be available through April 23 at public and military libraries, as well as Denver Preschool Program classrooms. For a full list of pick-up locations, click here.
Reading at a young age helps with so many skills, including vocabulary, spelling and writing. Reading rules!