Author(s): Amy Hest
On the night of her parents' dancing party, Mabel listens to the music that floats up the stairs - one, two, three; one, two, three. The air is full of swirling and swooshing, as Mama, Papa and their guests dance the night away. And very soon, to everyone's surprise, Mabel is dancing too!
"* "Davenier captures exactly --- the pressing excitement of a child listening to a glamorous adult party downstairs." The Observer"
Christine Davenier is one of Europe's leading illustrators. For Walker she has illustrated Very Best (Almost) Friends, a book of poems collected by Paul B. Janeczko, as well as her own stories Frankie and Albertine and Sleepy Sophie. Amy Hest has written many children's stories including Rosie's Fishing Trip, Jamaica Louise James, When Jessie Came Across the Sea and four books about Baby Duck, In the Rain with Baby Duck, Baby Duck and the New Eyeglasses, You're the Boss, Baby Duck and Off to School, Baby Duck.