Extended Audio Sample

Download Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing Audiobook, by Marilyn Singer Click for printable size audiobook cover
0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Marilyn Singer Narrator: Marilyn Singer Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2017 ISBN: 9781524777173
Regular Price: $16.95 Add to Cart
— or —
FlexPass™ Price: $10.95$5.95$5.95 for new members!
Add to Cart learn more )

Listen to author Marilyn Singer read this lively collection of poems about dance to the rhythm of each style. The poems are accompanied by original music.

Marilyn Singer has crafted a vibrant collection of poems celebrating all forms of social dance from samba and salsa to tango and hip-hop. The rhythm of each poem mimics the beat of the dances’ steps. Enhanced by original music, the poems create a window to all the ways dance enters our lives and exists throughout many cultures. This audiobook will inspire listeners to get up and move.

Features music composed and performed by Jonathon Roberts.

Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Bouncing original music and spirited narration of these lively poems will get your whole family up and moving! Narrator Marilyn Singer will have you swinging around the living room, partnering up for a square dance, and all joining hands for a hora with your kids dancing—and laughing—along!”

    ReadBrightly (An Ultimate Audiobook Pick for Summer 2017)

  • “A celebration of the variety and global diversity of dance and of how it can unite communities.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “The message about how music and dance can unite us is a happy and timely one.”


  • “There is diversity of race and age reflected on every page…with short and understandable explanations of each dance and its rhythm…An absolute delight to read, these poems will have children and adults moving to the beat.”

    School Library Journal

  • “An effective introduction to the merriment of dance enjoyed by diverse cultures the world over.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Great music, sound effects—particularly of appreciative onlookers—and Marilyn Singer’s spirited narration will have even the most confirmed non-dancer getting up to move to this music!…Singer’s lovely pronunciation adds atmosphere as she takes listeners to each dance’s country of origin. Original music by Jonathon Roberts is the perfect addition… Listeners will find her exuberant manner of counting beats delightful.”


Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations
About the Author

Marilyn Singer is an award-winning author of more than ninety children’s books in a wide variety of genres. She was the 2015 winner of the NCTE Excellence in Poetry for Children Award. She, her husband, and their standard poodle divide their time between Brooklyn and Litchfield County, Connecticut.