Animals Don’t, So I Won’t


“The animals and their actions are well-chosen for child appeal….The clever premise of this well-worked-out story is likely to appeal as much to adults as to the children they get to share it with.”—KirkusWatch the trailer!
 buy2Ben loved pretending he was an animal. But when his mom said, “Clean up for dinner,” Ben claimed, “Animals don’t, so I won’t.” However, he didn’t expect two could play the same game! Next child and parent transform into penguins, leopards, bears, and more animals in a humorous and enlightening dance of wits. This inventive tale reinvents the familiar bedtime routine.“Dave Derrick has created a fantastic picture book that is entertaining, informative, and laugh out loud funny. When you add in his expertly drawn gestural illustrations, you have, simply, perfection.I wish I had thought of this!” —Chris Van Dusen, Author of the Circus Ship