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Description - I Do Not Like Stories by Andrew Larsen

A playful, multilayered tale about the power of the stories we tell ourselves. Here is a boy who is sure of one thing: he does NOT like stories. Not stories about waking up in the morning, or people in space, or fish in the sea, or planes, or trains, or boring old buildings. We see the boy's experiences play out over the course of his day. The one thing this contrarian boy loves is his cat - whose day is depicted through graphic panels in a funny, parallel side narrative. The cheerful cat searches for the boy all day, chasing anything yellow, the colour of the boy's bright backpack, and causing mess and mayhem throughout the city. In the end, the boy concedes he might like a story - if it's the right one (do you know any stories about a cat?). Art in a muted palette is accented with pops of yellow in this charming book about how the stories we tell ourselves have the power to shape our days. The visual details support literacy skills, add humour, and are sure to engage young readers - even those who are sure they don't like stories. AGES: 3 to 7 AUTHOR: Andrew Larsen is a father, homemaker and award winning-author. His books include A Squiggly Story, In the Tree House and See You Next Year. Andrew lives in Toronto, Ontario. He loves stories but, sadly, is allergic to cats. Carey Sookocheff is the illustrator of the critically acclaimed Buddy and Earl series, Sprout, Seed, Sprout! and What Happens Next. She is also the author/illustrator of Solutions for Cold Feet and Other Little Problems and Wet. She loves all kinds of stories, except for scary ones. She lives in Toronto with her family and their dog Rosie. SELLING POINTS: Features a reluctant reader moving from resistance to acceptance Great read-aloud with engaging details to discover Action in the illustrations supports visual-literacy skills Social-emotional learning connection to self-awareness and growth mindset

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781771473781
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 191mm x mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Owlkids Books Inc.
Publisher: Owlkids Books Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2020
Country of Publication: Canada

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