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No, David! by David Shannon

No, David! (original 1998; edition 1998)

by David Shannon

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Title:No, David!
Authors:David Shannon
Info:Blue Sky Press (1998), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Daughter gets a kick out of this little bad boy! ( )
  wallerdc | Mar 26, 2014 |
This is a book that children can relate too. This is about a boy named David who constantly gets in trouble and every body says the word NO! to him.

Age 4-7
Source:Pierce COllege Library ( )
  Gelettie | Mar 22, 2014 |
The story in this book is mainly told through the dramatic illustrations. It shows all the way that kids are told "no". The character, David, gets into all sorts of trouble, is punished but then hugged and told "yes, I love you" by his mom. I thought that it was very cute and is told in a sort of humorous way. ( )
  kryoung1 | Mar 7, 2014 |
Simple words and great pictures! This is a good book that could probably be read by a kindergartener. I would probably not read this outloud in class but would definatly have it in my classroom library for the students to read themselves. ( )
  Jfortmeyer | Mar 5, 2014 |
No, David! is a book about David that illustrates on every page things that he is not to do. After countless pages of mischief and scolding, the books ends with David in his mom's embrace saying, "Yes, David. I love you." This sweet book can give examples to any child about manners.

This story is a great springboard for some of the foundational skills of the Common Core. I would specifically use this book as a mentor text for students to be able to "Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson." ( )
  mheitz | Mar 3, 2014 |
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The story "No, David!" is a story about a little troublemaker named David. David gets in all sorts of trouble and tends to break everything in his home. However, his parent(s) reaction and discipline for his bad behavior is just "No, David!" David sees no wrong in his misbehavior, but finds it fun and entertaining for him. Does David learn his lesson and starts to behave? Read and find out. This is a great story to read to children who struggle to pay attention in class. It is an easy read with simple and repetitve text.
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Parents will be quick to jump to the conclusion that there can be nothing appealing in a tale of an ugly kid who breaks things. And certainly--from that adult perspective--there's something off-putting about the illustrations of David, with his potato head, feral eyes, and a maniacal grin that exposes ferociously pointed teeth. But 3- and 4-year-olds see things differently, and will find his relentless badness both funny and liberating. "No, David," wails the off-stage mother, as David reaches for the cookie jar. "No! No! No!" as he makes a swamp out of the bathroom. "Come back here, David!" as he runs naked down the street. Each vivid double-page illustration is devoted to a different youthful indiscretion and a different vain parental plea. Readers will be amused to know that the protagonist's name is no accident: award-winning writer-illustrator David Shannon wrote the book after discovering a similar effort that he had made, again with himself at the center of each drawing, at the age of 5. (Ages 3 to 6) --Richard Farr

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A young boy is depicted doing a variety of naughty things for which he is repeatedly admonished, but finally he gets a hug.

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