Kara 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:

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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:

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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:

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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:

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Upcoming Events


Local Author Showcase at Dublin Library

Oct. 12, 2019 @ 2-4 pm - Meet local authors of various genres. Readings and activities. Everyone is welcome at the Dublin 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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