No Fits, Nilson!

No Fits, Nilson!

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Nilson and Amelia do everything together. But if one little thing goes wrong, Nilson throws the biggest, most house shaking-est fit ever! Amelia tries to helps Nilson calm down, but sometimes Amelia needs help calming down, too. Ohora's kid-friendly, humorous approach is sure to charm ice-cream lovers and tantrum throwers alike. After all, everyone deserves a No Fits day.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2013
ISBN: 9780803738522
Branch Call Number: E OHO
Characteristics: [32] p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm

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BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
A toddler tames her blue gorilla friend in this sweet tale of tantrums, tears, and banana ice cream.

Cibolover Jan 16, 2014

Love this book. My 18 month old does as well. I think it's perfect for any age.

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Jun 22, 2013

Meltdowns make for good picture book fodder. Add in a giant blue gorilla with a penchant for wristwear and you’ve got yourself a picture book as fine as fish hair. A treat to eye and ear alike, Ohora is truly coming into his own with a book that truly has universal appeal. And a gorilla. But I repeat myself.

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Cibolover Jan 16, 2014

Cibolover thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 6

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Jun 22, 2013

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 6

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ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Jun 22, 2013

Amelia and Nilson are inseparable. They play together, eat together, and with some exceptions (Nilson is afraid of water so no baths) they’re never out of one another’s sight. The fact that Amelia is a little girl and Nilson a gigantic blue gorilla? Not an issue. What is an issue is the fact that Nilson has a terribly short fuse. Good thing Amelia knows exactly what to do to calm him down. Don’t want to go with mom to do chores? Amelia calls them adventures instead. Nilson’s getting testy waiting in line at the post office? Amelia hands him her froggy purse. It’s the moment that Nilson gets the the last banana ice cream that Amelia’s composure finally breaks down. Now she’s the one who’s upset. Fortunately, Nilson knows the perfect way to make everything right again.

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