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Big Boys Cry (精裝版)

料號(EAN): 9781524773205
ISBN: 9781524773205
作 者: Howley, Jonty
出 版 社: Random House Childrens Books
出版日期: 2019/6/11
頁 數: 48
長 寬 高: 220x290x0mm
語 系: 英文
裝 訂: 精裝
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Let boys cry! This picture book imagines a world in which boys are encouraged to express their full range of emotions.

It's Levi's first day at a new school, and he's scared. His father tries to comfort Levi by telling him "Big boys don't cry." Though the father immediately understands his misstep, he can't find the words to comfort his son, and Levi leaves for school, still in need of reassurance.

Fortunately, along his walk to school, Levi sees instance after instance of grown men openly expressing their sadness and fear. His learned mantra, "Big boys don't cry," slowly weakens, and by the time he's at school he releases a tear. Once he's there, things aren't so bad after all, and on his walk home he sees everyone he's encountered earlier, feeling better now that they expressed their emotions. Upon his arrival home, he finds his father waiting for him on their porch, tears in his eyes. His father is able to admit that he was scared and the two embrace, closer than before.

Jonty Howley's gorgeous debut paints the world we wish existed for our boys, and offers a path there! This story is the truest interpretation of the notion that we should "let boys be boys": let them express the full range of their emotions, vulnerable parts and all!


【適讀程度】
 Age Range: 3 - 7 years
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【作者簡介】回最上方
JONTY HOWLEY is a British author and illustrator. From a young age, Jonty has always loved to draw, and few things excite him more than beautiful books and the worlds you can find inside them. This is his first one.


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