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I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!

by Karen Beaumont Illustrated by David Catrow

A dab of blue here, a splash of red there, a goopy smear of green...everywhere.

To the tune of "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," one creative kid floods his world with color, painting first the walls, then the ceiling, then HIMSELF! Before this feisty artist is through, he'll have painted his head, back, hands, legs, feet, and . . . Oh no — here comes Mama!

Karen Beaumont's zippy text and David Catrow's zany illustrations turn an infamous childhood activity into raucous storytime fun, giving a silly twist to the fine art of self-expression.

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Lexile Measure
620L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Harcourt Children's Books
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Karen Beaumont
Contributor Image Alt Tag David Catrow Catrow's illustrations in Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell make you fall instantly in love with the short, clumsy, and buck toothed Molly Lou. He continues his spirited style of illustration in his newest book, We the Kids. In this book, Catrow makes understanding the Preamble to the Constitution accessible to children and even fun!

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