5 Minute Story: A Super Cool & Far Out Place That Feels Like Outer Space On Skates!
This is the second volume in the MY FIRST SKATE BOOKS SUPER SERIES, a collection of books designed to open a whole new world of fun and rewarding activity for the entire family.
A visit to the local skating rink becomes a far out and wondrous adventure for the whole family. When the twins walk inside the roller rink with their parents, everyone feels the music pumping and they’re hearts thumping! To add to the excitement, colorful lights bounce off the disco ball and change colors to the funky dance beat. Mom and Dad Could this cool place that feels like outer space become a favorite place?
While the friendly family learn their way around the rink, they come across a familiar face from back in the day. It’s DJ Gold Tooth in the DJ booth! Yep, he’s still playing music, controlling the lights and talking into the mic.
Find out, who can’t wait to skate and make figure eights? What could possibly happen at the skate rental stand, where skaters trade their shoes in for a pair of skates to wear? What a convenient place with everything you could need, including skates! A bathroom for boys and one for girls, water fountain, arcade, proshop, and snack bar to fuel up when you get hungry to keep your tummy happy.
But, what do skaters do with all their stuff, after they lace up their skates? MY FIRST SKATING RINK ADVENTURE is filled with fun, facts, great rhymes, and fantastic artwork.
This is the second volume in the MY FIRST SKATE BOOK series, a collection of books designed to open a whole new world of fun and rewarding activity for the entire family. Colorful comic book style art and creative and clever rhymes reminiscent of Dr. Seuss make skating easy and fun for everyone.
In MY FIRST SKATING RINK ADVENTURE, the family makes their first excursion into the multicultural, multigenerational world of roller skating.
Skating is everywhere– in movies, on television, and in rinks and skate centers in every community. Skating pros appear in TV shows, commercials, music videos, musicals, cartoons, movies, and the news. Join the family as they make new skating connections in their own community.
Jenny Jenn aka SKATE WOMAN, has skated her way across magazines, newspapers, television, and radio– including Discovery’s The Learning Channel, Comcast SportsNet, and a variety of shows on FOX, NBC, ABC and CBS.
Basketball legend Dr. J (aka Julius Erving) and actor John Cusack are among her celebrity students. She also worked with 5-time Olympic Gold Medal speed skating champion Bonnie Blair.
Determined to make skating easy and fun for everyone, she started rhyming like Dr. Seuss and reasoning like Sir Isaac Newton. She raps her rhymes on skates to demonstrate. To share her instructional rhymes with the world, she formed a band, Jenny Jen and Taki76 (formerly Phat Sk8trax). They landed a top ten single of the year in the Village Voice with their debut track, “Boogie Back Rap.” Jenny Jen was featured in XXL Magazine, the world’s biggest hip hop magazine.
Develop a basic understanding of skating and related vocabulary. Have fun while improving coordination, establishing healthy physical fitness and exercise habits, and so much more. The MY FIRST SKATE BOOK series is one that parents and children will share and enjoy for years to come.
The bright, dynamic artwork captures the imagination, and the clever, tongue-twisting rhymes helps improve language skills, both written and spoken. Kids just learning to read, and more advanced readers who want to improve their skills, will love all the books in the My First Skate Book Series.