Tambourina's Troubles by Shen Roddie

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Tambourina is a turtle--not a taxicab. However, you'd never know it from the way her life is going. She winds up giving free rides to every loud, lazy animal in the neighborhood, even though she doesn't want to . . . until she reaches her limit and says, "NO." This brightly colored interactive pop-up book helps young readers learn that sometimes they have to say NO.

About Shen Roddie

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Shen Roddie is the author of many books for children. Steve Lavis is an artist.
Published May 1, 1995 by Readers Digest. 18 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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(The book's subtitle, in fact, is somewhat misleading: nearly all of the minimal action here is supplied by the pull-tabs.) Roffey's expressive illustrations are Technicolor bright, and a certain amusement derives from the use of larger and smaller typefaces in the repeated line, ``Tambourina wan...

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