Love You When You Whine

Emily Jenkins; Pictures by Sergio Ruzzier

Frances Foster Books

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Have you ever known a child who doesn’t occasionally whine? Or hit, or forget to say please, or refuse to share, or interrupt, or throw a tantrum, or ask for every toy in the store? We may like to pretend otherwise, but these are things small children do . . . and we continue to love them even when they misbehave.
 
This amusing catalog of bad behaviors is playfully illustrated in warm watercolors. Together, text and art present funny and familiar scenes that grownups and children everywhere will recognize and want to talk about.
 
Love You When You Whine is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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"Comforting.."  --Kirkus Reviews
 
"Reassuring.  Youngsters will smile at both the kitten's tolerance tricks and also the knowledge that a parent's devotion will withstand a bit of a whine."  --Publishers Weekly
 
"Cozy.  Ruzzier's intimate, warm-hued paintings spotlight each behavior and add lots of humor."  --School Library Journal
 
"Playful."  --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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Emily Jenkins; Pictures by Sergio Ruzzier

EMILY JENKINS is the author of several acclaimed picture books, including two Boston GlobeHorn Book Award Honor Books, That New Animal and Five Creatures. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. SERGIO RUZZIER is the author and illustrator of The Room of Wonders and has illustrated many more picture books. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Love You When You Whine
Emily Jenkins; Pictures by Sergio Ruzzier

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

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Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Frances Foster Books
September 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374346522
ISBN10: 0374346526
Picture Book
8 x 8 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 6
Grade Range: p to 1
$15.00
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