Synopses & Reviews
A dab of blue here, a splash of red there, a goopy smear of green...everywhere. To the tune of "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," one creative kid floods his world with color, painting first the walls, then the ceiling, then HIMSELF! Before this feisty artist is through, he'll have painted his head, back, hands, legs, feet, and...Oh no here comes Mama! Karen Beaumont's zippy text and David Catrow's zany illustrations turn an infamous childhood activity into raucous storytime fun, giving a silly twist to the fine art of self-expression.
"Here's one that kids will beg for again and again and again." Kirkus Reviews
A New York Times
best-selling masterpiece featuring a sing-song rhyming text and humorous energetic illustrations about a spirited child and outside-the-box, creative thinking.
When the child gets caught painting everything from the ceiling to the floor, Mama says "Ya ain't a-gonna paint no more " But nothing will keep this artist from painting Written to the familiar tune "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," the text bounces alongside vibrant stylized pen-and-ink drawings, while page-turns offer up a fun read-aloud guessing game in which kids will delightfully participate. What will the child paint next? "So I take some red and I paint my . . . HEAD " Silliness paired with the ruckus read-aloud appeal will have every reader begging for repeat reads.
With zippy text and zany illustrations, this book turns an infamous childhood activity into raucous story-time fun with the tale of a spirited child who, after being told not to paint the walls, paints himself instead.
This spirited child, after being told not to paint the walls, paints himself instead.
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About the Author
KAREN BEAUMONT's picture books include Being Friends, illustrated by Joy Allen, and Louella Mae, She's Run Away!, illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger. She lives in San Martin, California. DAVID CATROW is a political cartoonist and the illustrator of many popular books for children, including the Book Sense 76 Top Ten selection Don't Take Your Snake for a Stroll by Karin Ireland. He lives in Springfield, Ohio.