Kara Navolio, Children's Book Author

Kara Navolio, Children's Book Author

Kara Navolio, Children's Book AuthorKara Navolio, Children's Book AuthorKara Navolio, Children's Book Author


Kara writes children's books that celebrate the joys of childhood.  Her first book was released May 28, 2019 and made Amazon's #1 New Release in Children's Dance Books that first week.

  "Everybody Can Dance!"   

shows children of all cultures experiencing the joy of dance together. Children with disabilities tap a beat alongside others swinging to ballroom or bouncing to Bollywood. The fun, rhyming text will have your kids begging for a repeat performance and will get you all up and dancing. This book can be a springboard for discussing how much we are all the same, how dance is fun for everyone, and how everybody can do it!

Start dancing soon: Order "Everybody Can Dance!"

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Read what others are saying about "Everybody Can Dance!"

Lamorinda Weekly article from May, 29, 2019 "A Simple moment draws inspiration for inclusive new children's book" more here:

Concord Pioneer article from December 2019: "Children's Hospital gets book donation for the holidays" .... read more here: 

Lovely Little Reads blogger says, " No matter your age, music preferences, costume tastes, this book explains how dance transcends all barriers..." Read full review here:

Laura Linn Knight, aka Mindful Ninja Mom, says, " If you have a little dancer in your life, this book is a must have!"  Read her full review here:

Readers' Favorite Book Reviews says, "A highly recommended read for anyone with young children who need a reminder on acceptance and the power of fun."  Read full review here:

Upcoming Events


Independent Book Seller's Day

April 25, 2020 -  11:00 - Flashlight Books, 1537 N Main St., Walnut Creek.  Celebrate independent local book stores! Kara will read her book and host a dance party with props!! Lots of prizes and activities going on all day at all bay area independent book stores.

Walnut Creek Library's 10 Year Anniversary

July 25, 2020 - More details coming soon. Readings and activities. Everyone is welcome at Civic Park to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the downtown Walnut Creek Library.

Classroom Visits

Now booking classroom visits - Kara will read her book, discuss the writing/publishing process in kid-friendly language, and lead a dance party with props.  Contact her to set a date:

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