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About the author


Ingrid Deringer was born in Saskatchewan Canada and has lived on the East Coast, West Coast and everywhere in between.  She holds a BA in Psychology and MA in Women’s Studies and is also an Acupuncturist and Wedding Celebrant.  She has worked in the health and wellness field for over 25 years. Now semi-retired, she loves to hang out with her grandchildren and spend winters in warm climates where she can write to her heart’s content with her feet in the sand.

Shall We Dance is her first children's book inspired by memories of her mother dancing with her and her siblings and grandchildren in the kitchen; a tradition she continues to this day.

She is also the author of a novel, If I Could Live Again to be released in the summer of 2021.  She is currently working on a second novel and a short story.  

Visit the author at ingridderinger.com and on twitter @ingridcares

 

 



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Shall We Dance?
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Overview


Shall We Dance is a heart warming story that resonates with children and adults alike. It follows Grandma Ging Ging and her Grandson Rio's visits through the years beginning when Rio is a baby and ends when he is a grown man. Each time they meet they do fun activities such as play hide and seek, ride bikes, make pizza, and go for walks. At the end of each visit, Ging Ging asks Rio if he would like to dance. When Ging Ging gets too old to dance, Rio refuses to accept it.

The whimsical illustrations that bring the story to life will delight children and touch the hearts of adults. Be prepared to laugh and cry as you witness the magical bond between a boy and his grandmother. The story, inspired by the author's own mother who loved to play and sing and dance in the kitchen with her children and grandchildren, is one that will be read over and over again for years to come.

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Description


Shall We Dance is about the magical bond between a boy and his grandmother that spans a lifetime and beyond. The unconditional love and joy each time they visit will bring both laughter and tears to your eyes as they dance and sing and play together. The whimsical illustrations that bring the story to life will delight children and touch the hearts of adults.

The story follows Grandma Ging Ging and her Grandson Rio's visits through the years beginning when Rio is a baby and ends when he a grown man. Each time they meet they do fun activities such as play hide and seek, ride bikes, make pizza, and go for walks. At the end of each visit, Ging Ging asks Rio if he would like to dance. When Ging Ging gets too old to dance, Rio refuses to accept it.

The story, inspired by the author's own mother who loved to play and sing and dance in the kitchen with her children and grandchildren, is one that will be read over and over again. It is one one of those books that parents buy for grandparents and grandparents buy for parents and children, and children buy for their grandparents.

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Overview


Shall We Dance is a heart warming story that resonates with children and adults alike. It follows Grandma Ging Ging and her Grandson Rio's visits through the years beginning when Rio is a baby and ends when he is a grown man. Each time they meet they do fun activities such as play hide and seek, ride bikes, make pizza, and go for walks. At the end of each visit, Ging Ging asks Rio if he would like to dance. When Ging Ging gets too old to dance, Rio refuses to accept it.

The whimsical illustrations that bring the story to life will delight children and touch the hearts of adults. Be prepared to laugh and cry as you witness the magical bond between a boy and his grandmother. The story, inspired by the author's own mother who loved to play and sing and dance in the kitchen with her children and grandchildren, is one that will be read over and over again for years to come.

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Description


Shall We Dance is about the magical bond between a boy and his grandmother that spans a lifetime and beyond. The unconditional love and joy each time they visit will bring both laughter and tears to your eyes as they dance and sing and play together. The whimsical illustrations that bring the story to life will delight children and touch the hearts of adults.

The story follows Grandma Ging Ging and her Grandson Rio's visits through the years beginning when Rio is a baby and ends when he a grown man. Each time they meet they do fun activities such as play hide and seek, ride bikes, make pizza, and go for walks. At the end of each visit, Ging Ging asks Rio if he would like to dance. When Ging Ging gets too old to dance, Rio refuses to accept it.

The story, inspired by the author's own mother who loved to play and sing and dance in the kitchen with her children and grandchildren, is one that will be read over and over again. It is one one of those books that parents buy for grandparents and grandparents buy for parents and children, and children buy for their grandparents.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Family / Multigenerational

Language:English

Pages:30

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781098363918


Overview


Shall We Dance is a heart warming story that resonates with children and adults alike. It follows Grandma Ging Ging and her Grandson Rio's visits through the years beginning when Rio is a baby and ends when he is a grown man. Each time they meet they do fun activities such as play hide and seek, ride bikes, make pizza, and go for walks. At the end of each visit, Ging Ging asks Rio if he would like to dance. When Ging Ging gets too old to dance, Rio refuses to accept it.

The whimsical illustrations that bring the story to life will delight children and touch the hearts of adults. Be prepared to laugh and cry as you witness the magical bond between a boy and his grandmother. The story, inspired by the author's own mother who loved to play and sing and dance in the kitchen with her children and grandchildren, is one that will be read over and over again for years to come.

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Description


Shall We Dance is about the magical bond between a boy and his grandmother that spans a lifetime and beyond. The unconditional love and joy each time they visit will bring both laughter and tears to your eyes as they dance and sing and play together. The whimsical illustrations that bring the story to life will delight children and touch the hearts of adults.

The story follows Grandma Ging Ging and her Grandson Rio's visits through the years beginning when Rio is a baby and ends when he a grown man. Each time they meet they do fun activities such as play hide and seek, ride bikes, make pizza, and go for walks. At the end of each visit, Ging Ging asks Rio if he would like to dance. When Ging Ging gets too old to dance, Rio refuses to accept it.

The story, inspired by the author's own mother who loved to play and sing and dance in the kitchen with her children and grandchildren, is one that will be read over and over again. It is one one of those books that parents buy for grandparents and grandparents buy for parents and children, and children buy for their grandparents.

Read more

About the author


Ingrid Deringer was born in Saskatchewan Canada and has lived on the East Coast, West Coast and everywhere in between.  She holds a BA in Psychology and MA in Women’s Studies and is also an Acupuncturist and Wedding Celebrant.  She has worked in the health and wellness field for over 25 years. Now semi-retired, she loves to hang out with her grandchildren and spend winters in warm climates where she can write to her heart’s content with her feet in the sand.

Shall We Dance is her first children's book inspired by memories of her mother dancing with her and her siblings and grandchildren in the kitchen; a tradition she continues to this day.

She is also the author of a novel, If I Could Live Again to be released in the summer of 2021.  She is currently working on a second novel and a short story.  

Visit the author at ingridderinger.com and on twitter @ingridcares

 

 



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