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I Won't Give Up My Rubber Band

I Won't Give Up My Rubber Band

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An everyday object (the endlessly versatile rubber band) becomes an invitation to imagine new possibilities in the latest laugh-out-loud picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake!

What can you do with a rubber band? You can do everyday things, like keep it close when you sleep or bring it along at bath time. And you can do exciting, unexpected things, like use it to bungee jump out of a plane or to grab a snack. With a special object of your very own, the possibilities are as limitless as your imagination!

Acclaimed Japanese author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake (The Boring Book, There Must Be More Than That!, I Can Be Anything, The I Wonder Bookstore) delivers another laugh-out-loud experience in his latest picture book. With signature humor, wit, and boundless creativity, this charming story celebrates the potential of everyday objects to become catalysts for curiosity and play, at once honoring a child's attachment to favorite objects and opening the door to a world of exciting new objects and experiences.

SHINSUKE YOSHITAKE IS A STAR: Fans of the critically acclaimed picture books The Boring Book and There Must Be More Than That! will immediately recognize Japanese author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake's signature art style, humor, and imaginative sensibility!

ENCOURAGES CREATIVE THINKING: Imaginative play is on full display in this smart and silly picture book about finding joy in an everyday object that others might overlook. Even the smallest of items offers a portal to possibility and play--all you need is a little humor and lots of imagination!

EXCELLENT CHOICE FOR STORY TIME: The tone and antics in this picture book are just right for the three-to-five age set, and the quirky, thought-provoking scenarios are fodder for laugh-out-loud moments. Parents and kids alike will enjoy reading this fun and funny tale out loud together!

IDEAL FOR RELUCTANT READERS: With a comic-esque style, unique narrative approach, fast pace, and charming voice, this humorous offering packs lots of reluctant-reader appeal.

Perfect for:

- Fans of Shinsuke Yoshitake
- Fans of Japanese picture books
- Parents, grandparents, and caregivers
- Teachers and librarians
- Gift-givers looking for a unique and funny present
- Lovers of thoughtful, humorous, and imaginative children's books

Author: Shinsuke Yoshitake
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Published: 05/03/2022
Pages: 52
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 8.16h x 8.38w x 0.39d
ISBN: 9781797214924
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 03/15/2022 pg. 77
Publishers Weekly 04/11/2022
Kirkus Reviews 05/01/2022
School Library Journal 06/01/2022 pg. 65
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