No!, Issue 2009

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Macmillan, Mar 17, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
3 Reviews

ONE POWERFUL WORD Standing up to bullies of all kinds in a poignant tale.

The word "No" repeated three times is the only thing said in this otherwise wordless book that speaks volumes. A young boy sets out to deliver a letter and witnesses acts of war along his way, both on the personal level, and on a world-wide scale. At a time when our country is at war, NO! is a touching example of resistance and alternatives to conflict told through heart-wrenching illustrations from David McPhail at his very best.


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User Review  - jegammon - LibraryThing

Response - This is mostly a wordless book. The pictures dramatize conflict through the perspective of a young boys. The pictures reveal a lot of meaning and can prompt a lot of discussion. Curricular connection - standing up to bullying; peace and resolution conflict Read full review

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User Review  - darlingdumpling - LibraryThing

VOYA 3Q 2P- Tough subjects for picture book- hard to understand narrative, requires a lot of discussion re:war, politics, violence. Wouldn't recommend for read aloud unless ready to tackle and explain these issues. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

DAVID MCPHAIL is the author and/or illustrator of more then 50 illustrated books for children. He lives in Rye, New Hampshire.