I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen BeaumontI Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!

byKaren BeaumontIllustratorDavid Catrow

Hardcover | April 1, 2005

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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. "
Karen Beaumont is known for her lively and celebratory picture books, including I Like Myself! and the New York Times best-seller I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!, both illustrated by David Catrow, as well as No Sleep for the Sheep!, illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic, and Wild About Us!, illustrated by Janet Stevens. She lives in Northern...
Title:I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 9 × 0.38 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152024883

ISBN - 13:9780152024888

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent in every way This is one of the select few picture books I would not want to have missed – ever. First of all, look at the cover illustration! That child is creating a blissful experience, totally immersed in his art. On the inside of the jacket it says “To the tune of “It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More”. So, do it, you'll love it! This story is hilarious! Karen Beaumont‘s words fit perfectly with the rhythm of the song, and David Catrow‘s illustrations? Oh. My. Gosh. Stunning. Full of expression and colour and fun and hilarity. The little boy loves painting. The problem is, everything is his canvas. Everything. By the time he has painted the floor and the walls his mother enters the room. “WHAT?” Immediately the paints are put up onto a high closet shelf. Undeterred, he climbs a pile of teetering props – with his little dog nervously watching – and rescues his beloved paints. This is where the story really kicks in. To the tune of “It Ain’t Gonna Rain No More”, our little artist begins painting himself, his dog, and everything he missed before. The way Karen Beaumont has each page spread and page turn planned out is so funny with the illustrations. It gives the reader the opportunity to guess what’s coming next and the clue is in the rhyme. Yes, this is a beautiful rhyming book! Right to the very last page there is humour and rhythm. It’s delightful.
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book! Such a cute story! The story is fun, silly, and has catchy rhyming which kids love! Read it a couple times with your kids or students and trust me they will be singing along to it too!
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A bed time favourite This book is so fun to read and the kids just love the catchy tune.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kids LOVE this book! I got this as a gift - my kids loved it! I used it when I did Daycare - those kids loved it. I gave it to a friend and her kids loved it! Awesome book!
Date published: 2009-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favorites My sister purchased this book for my daughters. She admitted she almost left it at the store due to the improper grammar, but read and loved it too much to put it back. Myself and my 3 and 6 year olds love this book. We all still giggle every time we read it.
Date published: 2008-09-23