IFAQ's: Infrequently Asked Questions
Do you like ice cream? - Ryan B.
Hey, Ryan. I love ice cream... don't you?! My favorite flavors are Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Baskin Robbins' Chocolate Chip. Feel free to share these with me any time!
Hello There! I am Sydney! I liked your poems. You inspired me to write a poem. I have a question though, what is a Jitterbug? - Sydney D.
Hi Sydney! A Jitterbug is a made-up creature that not only loves to dance, it has wings to help it do all kinds of amazing flips and tricks! I did not invent "the Jitterbug" - it's an energetic dance that was popular in the 1930's and '40's. Here is a video of dancers from Dancing With The Stars doing the Jitterbug.
It's no accident that dancing is an important part of J is for JITTERBUG! Tony Perrin, the illustrator, is a professional dancer as well as an artist and jewelry designer. Look closely at the Jitterbugs on our cover, and you'll see one wears a cursive "J" for Jen, the other a "T" for Tony.