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No, David! (original 1998; edition 1998)

by David Shannon

Series: David (1)

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Title:No, David!
Authors:David Shannon
Info:Blue Sky Press (1998), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Tags:week 5, love, children, behavior

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About a child who breaks all the rules but in the end realizes that he should listen to his mother instead misbehaving
  Mickhaela08 | Dec 6, 2016 |
This book is about a boy named David who has a hard time staying out of trouble. David just keeps breaking the rules! Every page is essentially a picture of David breaking the rules and his mother telling him "No!" This would be a good book to use with a class where you stop reading every once in a while and talk about rules and what the importance of rules are. It could easily be connected to a classroom rules activity where students are recognizing that rules are for the safety of everybody.
  Jordan.Francies | Dec 5, 2016 |
David is told no during the things he's not supposed to do and yes during the right time.
  victoriaarevalo | Dec 1, 2016 |
David always felt that he couldnt do anything right because he was always being told NO.
  ErinLewis | Nov 30, 2016 |
I think it's so important to teach children that sometimes they have to hear no. This is a book I remember from elementary school as a child.
k-3rd
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  Kayleepeterson | Nov 30, 2016 |
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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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