We Like to Move is a
children’spicture book with
upbeat, rhymingtext and
of young childrenengaging in many
different formsof physical
activity. The bookpresents
multicultural characters— including African, Hispanic, Caucasian and Asian children and adults — and varied locales, from abusy city street scene to a countrylandscape. Each child shown isjoyfully engaged in movement,demonstrating both the physical and the emotional health benefits of exercise.
We Like to Move conveys themessage that exercise is fun, and anormal part of the life of a humanbeing. The text and illustrationssuggest that movement may bespontaneous as well as organized through sports; and that it is for everyone, from every age, gender, culture andwalk of life. Even children or adults with physical handicaps can participate in some types of movement.