Health and wellness books for children.  Book launch and author reading.

Do you want to support health & well-being?

Animals Get Emotional: Helping Families Deal with BIG Feelings is now available!

Do you want to inspire creativity, health, and joy?

Do you have children in your life who need healthy outlets, struggle to focus, feel anxious, or seem socially disconnected?   You are not alone.

Children now often lack motivation and opportunities for imaginative play.  With school budget cuts in arts and physical education, it is often up to families to supply creative opportunities.  

Here's where we come in!  We want to support you.

"Rockin' your roll alone is fine, but TOGETHER it's masterpiece time."  

About Us


The Animals Get Funky! ship has docked at some amazingly creative ports over the last few years, and  fabulous artists and musicians have joined the merriment along the way.

Learn more about all of the hearts that have come together to craft magic for our youth.

Artists & Musicians

Children's Books


You've found the home of the funky, fresh book series, Animals Get Funky!, written by Sarahndipity Johnsen.

Click to learn more about fun children's ABC titles, like From A-Z:Animals Get Funky!, Get Coloring Funky Animals!, Animals Get Emotional, and Color Your Emotions:   Dealing with Big Feelings.

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Buy Animals Get Funky Book Series



We've teamed up with musicians from around the world to co-create a rockin' soundtrack for Animals Get Funky! © 2018

Stream us on your favorite site today, or grab the full album so you can really rock 'n roll.

This toe-tapping, multi-genre album features 22 guest musicians from around the world.  

Listen to the music

Events and Dance Parties


Can you imagine being the hit at your next kid's event?  Would your child love a dance party? 

Author Sarahndipity Johnsen hosts unique author events inspiring kids of all ages to get down and funky!     

These aren't your average book readings.  Be prepared to move, groove, wiggle, and giggle to a whimsical multi-genre album.   

Book your dance party today, and check out the book tour for more opportunities to shake your funky booty!

Book an Author Event

YouTube TV


Want to add some funky new moves to your dance repertoire?  Do you support a vibrant future full of joy and play?  How low can you go?  

Learn to release Fear with Viper Veer, or feel the rhythm of your body drumbeat with the Hip-Hop Hippopotamus.  Shine your light as the Unique Unicorn, and jiggle and giggle with the Wallaby Wiggle.   

We'll share the adventures as we go along.  

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Watch Fun Kid's Videos

Creative Curriculum

Tools for Emotional Well-Being Chart from Animals Get Emotional

Would you like to add more creative art's opportunities into your life? 

Author Sarahndipity Johnsen, M.ed., has spent decades cultivating curriculum; studying and performing dance and theatre; entertaining and educating thousands of beautiful people; and honing her heart to a place of service. Now, she'd love to help you facilitate even more excellence in your home or classroom.

Check back often to see more lesson plans as they are developed and shared.

Educational Support

What folks are saying . . .

Lisa Wimberger - author and founder of The Neurosculpting Institute ®


“As a mother I couldn't imagine a more important or applicable life skill then creative expression. This book gives parents a guide to helping their children find fun, creative, and musical ways to express themselves. I wish I had this for my daughter when she was little!"  

Anne Green Gilbert - author of BrainDance


"Sarahndipity’s delightful rhymes and Amanda’s lively illustrations will entrance readers of all ages. This engaging alphabet book will have the whole family moving and grooving, wiggling and giggling. Guaranteed to promote social-emotional intelligence, body awareness, and creativity." 

- Anam Cara Cat - author of Birdseed: A Guide to Teaching Emotional Intelligence in the Primary and Secondary Classroom


 “An artistic alchemy of education and entertainment. Sarahndipity strategically merges movement, mindfulness, and music, guiding children to create their own sacred stage for growth and joy.” 


Enjoy a podcast with the author of Animals Get Emotional


Sarahndipity speaks about why she wrote Animals Get Funky!