and Story by
David Shannon's book, No,
David!, David is described as a curious young boy who stays in
trouble with his mother and his surrounding. David starts his day
rambling into things and getting in trouble. David rambles into
everything in his house and
his mother stays on him throughout the story.
In first part of the story,
David is caught writing on the wall and gets in trouble by his
mother. In the second part of the story David comes into the house with
dirt all over himself and leaves his dirty footprints
Later on that day,
David takes a bath in the tube and jumps out of it without any
clothes on and runs down the street naked. David continues his
interesting day, banging on pans, playing with his food, and talking
with his mouth full. Finally, David is scolded by his mother and
told to go to his room. He marches angrily to his room and starts
to jump up and down on his bed.
David still behaves badly and is scolded again by
his mother, only this time, he is caught with his finger in his
nose. David's room is filthy and his mother tells him to put up
his toys, but he ignores her and goes in the living room and starts to
play baseball in the house.
His mother finally blows her top and shouts loudly
at David saying, " I said no, David!" and sits him in the corner.
David gives her his sorry face and she tells him to come giver
her a huge and says, "Yes David... I love You!"
David Shannon's No, David!, is a wonderful
book that allows children to relate their household behavior to the
book. It shows love and discipline that the children can recognize. I
enjoyed reading this book and I thought it was a funny, cute and