I Ain't Gonna Paint No More

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