Oliver Button Is a Sissy

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byTomie Depaola

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A little boy must come to terms with being teased and ostracized because he'd rather read books, paint pictures, and tap-dance than participate in sports. 'There is a good balance between the simple text . . . and the expressive pictures . . . an attractive little book.' - School Library Journal

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Oliver Button would rather read, dance, and draw pictures than play football like the other boys. His classmates' taunts don't stop him from doing what he likes best, and his practice and persistence pay off in the end--when Oliver Button is a star. Illustrated

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A little boy must come to terms with being teased and ostracized because he'd rather read books, paint pictures, and tap-dance than participate in sports. 'There is a good balance between the simple text . . . and the expressive pictures . . . an attractive little book.' - School Library Journal

Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.16 × 6.6 × 0.17 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0156681404

ISBN - 13:9780156681407

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Oliver Button would rather read, dance, and draw pictures than play football like the other boys. His classmates' taunts don't stop him from doing what he likes best, and his practice and persistence pay off in the end--when Oliver Button is a star. Illustrated