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No Bows!

Shirley Smith Duke

We all have likes and dislikes. Some of us are just more vocal about it than others.
Using only a few simple, but well-chosen words, a small child expresses clearly what she does--and does not--want through the course of a day. Her independent spirit emerges as she firmly says no to a dress, a pair of shoes, a nap. As the day ends and evening descends, however, she finally says lots of hugs and kisses from her mom and dad.
Shirley Smith Duke celebrates the delightful contrariness of young children in this upbeat book featuring a likable little girl determined to get her own way.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Peachtree Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2006
  • Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.86in - 8.76in - 0.34in - 0.85lb
  • EAN: 9781561453566
  • Recommended age: 02-05
  • Categories: General

About the Author

Duke, Shirley Smith: - Shirley Smith Duke holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Austin College, and has taught in elementary, middle, and high schools. She lives in Texas.
Mattheson, Jenny: - Jenny Mattheson has illustrated several books, including No Bows!; The Mouse, the Cat and Grandmother's Hat; Christmas Morning; The Great Tulip Trade; and Happy to Be Girls. She earned a BFA in Illustration at the Art Institute of Boston and lives in California.

Praise for this book

"The book is destined to be a high-volume read-aloud, and much fun can be had."
"A gleeful romp that will delight children."
"A feisty redhead asserts her sense of identity in this book of few words but strong feelings."