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Dancing with Daddy by Anitra Rowe Schulte and Ziyue Chen

Hello, Anitra Rowe Schulte! Hello, Ziyue Chen! Welcome to Watch. Connect. Read. Thank you so much for stopping by to share Dancing with Daddy 's cover. Anitra, what ran through your heart the first time you saw Ziyue Chen’s finished illustrations for Dancing with Daddy ? Anitra Rowe Schulte:  My emotions were off the charts – racing heart, irrepressible joy, tear-filled eyes… the works! My heart bursts again just thinking about that moment. The art throughout the entire book – from the cover and the endpapers, to the scenes within – is full of love and rich, dazzling color. Ziyue’s work is so phenomenal. I love the way she captured busy family life just as much as I adore her compositions of the most tender of moments. I’ve never seen a family like mine reflected in a picture book. Ziyue’s art gave me a strong, unrealistic urge to pick up the phone and call this family to set up a play date! Ziyue, what materials did you use to create the art for Dancing with Daddy? Ziyue Chen:  I

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