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Alfie, No!

Alfie, No!

by Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Emma Pedersen

ISBN 9781443133708 Hardcover
32 Pages | Ages 3 to 7
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Alfie can’t stay out of messy trouble . . . but who is Alfie?

Alfie tries to stay clean, but he is forever making a mess. The story and art lead us to think a boy is talking about a dog who keeps stirring up trouble, but a little twist at the end engages readers while highlighting the strengths of friendship, imagination and play. This is a humorous story that celebrates the value of mischief, the joys of getting dirty and the bond between a boy and his dog

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  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2020

Rights Sold

  • French (N. Amer) - Éditions Scholastic

Selling Points

  • A celebration of mischief!
  • Universally appreciated theme of giving children freedom and space to play, explore and connect with their environment.
  • An up-and-coming illustrator paired with a well-known, well-loved picture book author makes for a dynamic combination.


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