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No Said Rabbit
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No! Said Rabbit

by Marjoke Henrichs

Everyone triumphs in this hilarious, relatable picture book celebrating the everyday struggles of parents and children. Perfect for bedtime!

“Time to go inside now,” said Mom.
“No!” said Rabbit. “I want to stay outside.”
“Time for a bath now,” said Mom.
“No No No No No!”

Rabbit is happy doing his own thing, and he doesn’t want to listen to anyone else. Or so he thinks. Then, Mom makes a suggestion he simply can’t resist!

Debut author-illustrator Marjoke Henrichs delivers a laugh-out-loud tale with Rabbit embodying every strong-willed child. Adult readers will recognize and empathize with parenting moments throughout, and a warm and loving twist at the end celebrates the joy of coming together again after a very contrary day.

Format: Hardcover
Price: $17.99
ISBN: 978-1-68263-294-9
Publication Date: 3/1/2021
Page Count: 32
Size: 9-3/8″ x 10-3/4″
Age Range: 2 – 6
Language: English
Format: eBook
ISBN: 978-1-68263-343-4
Age Range: 2 – 6
Language: English

Purchase this eBook through the following vendors:

Barnes & Noble

F&P: J, Gr 1, Genre F
Lexile: AD410L
Themes: Bed Time, Bath Time, Independence
BISAC 1: JUV010000 JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
BISAC 2: JUV002210 JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Rabbits
BISAC 3: JUV019000 JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories


“Henrichs uses spare, repetitive language and perfectly coordinated, simply rendered cartoon illustrations to highlight Rabbit’s initial reluctance to comply followed by joy in the activities…. A thoroughly delightful, warmhearted bedtime story.”—Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

“Will certainly strike chords of familiarity in parents and younger children. More, even not-so-young audiences will delightedly join in the loud chorus—and also enjoy Henrichs’ scribbly cartoon illustrations.” —Booklist Online

“The varied text size—large for each and every ‘NO!’—and the story’s comical repetition encourage engagement and maybe even silly participation during shared readings. Young readers will take delight in the playful and fiercely independent Rabbit, and the sweet surprise ending will remind parents and other adults that sometimes the answer will be a wholehearted ‘Yes!’” —Horn Book Magazine

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Meet the Author/Illustrator

Marjoke Henrichs

Marjoke Henrichs is a theater designer and a debut author-illustrator. She received her MA in Children’s Book Illustrustration at the Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University. Originally from the Netherlands, she lives in the UK.