Author: Karen Beaumont
Illustrator: David Catrow
Publisher: Harcourt Books
Publication Date: 2005
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Audience: Gr. Pre-K- 3
Awards: ALA Notable Children's Books - Younger Readers Awards
Overview: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More follows the catchy tune of the song, “It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More”. This lyrical picture book will capture children’s attention and will engage them in self-expression. This story follows a young boy as he struggles to obey his mother’s wishes of not painting anymore; read the book and find out whether or not he listens!
Activity: Sing together, “It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More!” on a rainy day, and write in journals: What do you like to do on a rainy day?
Reviewer’s Name: Nadeline Fleischer