Bhangra Baby

Bhangra Baby wants to dance, but Bhangra Baby needs a chance…

Luckily, his family and friends are ready to show him the moves. He joins the crowd on the dance floor and learns to step, hop, twist, and jump to the rhythm of the drum. Before long Bhangra Baby has the moves down and is ready to bhangra!

Come dance with Bhangra Baby as he learns to move to the rhythm of a popular Punjabi folk dance in this infectiously exuberant picture book from bestselling mother-son duo Surishtha Sehgal and Kabir Sehgal!


Let’s dance Bhangra with a joyful, colorful book that takes readers through learning about body movement and the music and words that come with it. Bright, rich artwork accompanies the written dance moves in a sweet, graphic-novel style, engaging readers with visuals that are encouraging and will keep them moving. Follow Bhangra Baby to meet family, friends, ­musicians, and dancers, all moving to the beat of the Dhol drum. Not sure what Bhangra is? A brief overview appears at the end with pronunciation guides for terms that may be new to some readers. VERDICT This is a great addition to any collection, especially for story times looking to give kids—and families—time to dance together!

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