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No, I Don't Want to Play Today: An African Tale About Bullying

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 38 Ratings and 37 Reviews

Book Description
In the lush jungles of Africa lives Larry the lion, King of the Jungle. Larry thinks that he is the best animal ever! Not only does he boast to himself about how great he is, but he points out what's wrong with everyone else. He tells Kenny the kangaroo, a very shy and sweet animal, that he has funny feet. He calls Patti the parrot stupid. He often bullies Zella the zebra just for fun! All of his... More
Book Information
PublisherEloquent Books
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date05/18/2010
The Creators
About Brenda Jones (Author) : Brenda Jones is a published author of children's book. "Standing Up" is a book for teenagers who may face being bulling at school or on the bus. "No, I Don't Want to Play" is a picture book for youn... more
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About Jones Brenda (Author) : Jones Brenda is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Jones Brenda is No, I Don't Want to Play Today: An African Tale About Bullying.
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About Carey Jones (Illustrator) : Carey Jones is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Carey Jones is Standing Up.
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Reader Comments
8/2/2010 Brenda Jones said:
This is a great read aloud for young children. Second or third graders could read it on their own. Larry the lion is King of the Jungle and also King of the Bullies. He is constantly calling his friends names and hurting their feelings. Larry has to learn how to respect the other animals in the j... more

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