Why Do You Cry?

Not a Sob Story

Kate Klise; illustrations by M. Sarah Klise

Henry Holt and Co.

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Crying is just for babies—right?
In a starred review, Publishers Weekly said of Kate and M. Sarah Klise’s first picture book, Shall I Knit You A Hat?: “The Klises consistently sound notes of tenderness and humor.” They continue to do so as Little Rabbit and his mother return in a sweet new story.
 
Little Rabbit is about to turn five, and he decides he’s all through with crying. He doesn’t want crybabies at his birthday party, so he tells his friends they can come only if they’re big, like him, and don’t cry anymore. When all of his friends admit to crying sometimes, Little Rabbit is shocked. Does everybody cry? Why?
 
Why Do You Cry? is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Kate Klise; illustrations by M. Sarah Klise

Kate Klise lives and writes on her farm in a valley north of Norwood, Missouri.

M. Sarah Klise draws and paints in her studio in Berkeley, California.

Kate and Sarah are sisters who have previously collaborated on novels and the picture book Shall I Knit You a Hat?

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Why Do You Cry?
Not a Sob Story
Kate Klise; illustrations by M. Sarah Klise

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, IRA Teachers' Choices

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
May 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805073195
ISBN10: 0805073191
Picture Book
8 x 10 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 7
Grade Range: p to 2
$18.99
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