Let's Do Nothing!

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Walker, 2009 - Boys - 40 pages
29 Reviews
After playing all kinds of games, reading comic books, and baking enough cookies to feed a small country, two boys agree to do nothing for 10 seconds. When Sal, the older child, tells Frankie that they are going to sit in chairs and pretend to be statues in the park, the younger boy's imagination runs wild and ruins the moment. He envisions a flock of pigeons clustering about his stony self and shoos them away. This only frustrates Sal, who tries again and again to think of ways for the two of them to remain absolutely still. Frankie is unable to get this right, always imagining something that causes him to move, from a small dog relieving himself on the boy's giant redwood self or King Kong climbing his Empire State Building self and stealing his eyeglasses. In the end, when Frankie can no longer hold his breath or keep from blinking, Sal gives up. Relieved, Frankie has a suggestion. The story is told mainly through the zany artwork.--Amazon

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Great book and illustrations :) Had a laugh! - LibraryThing
Clever plot and engaging to read. - LibraryThing
The artwork in this text is amazing. - LibraryThing
The illustrations are super silly and fun too! - LibraryThing
Illustrations and wording suppport each other. - LibraryThing
I don't like the artwork much. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - jegammon - LibraryThing

Response - a hilarious book! Clever plot and engaging to read. Curricular connection - read aloud Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

I loved the concept of this book, especially the character of Frankie and his incredible imagination. The constant complaint from kids is proven wrong...there's never nothing to do. It ends a little ... Read full review

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