But Why Can't I?
- A delightful book designed to help children understand why it's important to follow the rules
- Simple text and storybook layout make this book easy for children to read and understand
- Part of the Our Emotions and Behavior Series
- Ages 4-8
By Sue Graves, Illustrated by Desideria Guicciardini
Kids and rules dont always make a perfect match right away. Following rules that adults make can be hard for children, yet it is an important skill in character education and development. They want to know, But why cant I?
Part of Free Spirits new Our Emotions and Behavior series of books, But Why Cant I? explores these feelings using simple text, cheerful illustrations, and a light touch of humor. When Jenny comes over to babysit, Noah doesnt want to do what she says. Rules for games, rules for bedtimerules, rules, rules! But Jenny helps him understand that adults have to follow rules as well as kids, and rules help keep everybody safe, healthy, and happy.
Following the story, a series of pictures invites children to tell a story in their own words about following rules. A section for adults suggests ideas for talking with kids about why rules are important, and gently presents positive coping skills for children when it comes to dealing with their emotions.
Suitable for children ages, 4 thru 8 years old. 32 pages, illustrated, hardcover, full-color, 7" x 9".