An incredibly elegant flamingo dances ballet, while a girl imitates its every move. No other book, has captured the beautiful movements so thoroughly. As the child follows along, she stumbles, and realizes that her body is not as lithe as the flamingo's, but the flamingo encourages her to continue, and their dance melts into a duet which ends with a fun splash. The pink sakura blossoms are the only bit of background added, for they add a sense of atmosphere rather than place. Almost everything is done in a delicate pink, the most notable exception being the girl's yellow diving cap. Ballet steps involve movement, so to get a sense of the position start, and end, flaps are used. The entire book is wordless, and this is a good thing because words would have only dragged it down. The illustrations just draw emotions out of you, there is a little humour, joy, and a sweet yearning to join in with them. When it comes to dance, it is always more fun when you have a partner to do it with.

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