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This empowering picture book teaches readers that even great ideas sometimes get a NO—but that NO can actually help great ideas become the best ideas!
There was a little girl who had a great idea. She had the most amazing, superb, best idea ever!
NO? Wait, what do you mean NO? NO again?
What is she supposed to do with all these NO's?
NO after NO after NO come the little girl's way, twisting and squishing her idea. But by persevering, collaborating and using a little imagination, all those NO's become the building blocks for the biggest YES ever!
A Thousand NO's is a story about perseverance and innovation. It shows what amazing things can happen if we work with others and don't give up, and teaches kids not to let expectations of how things should be get in the way of what could be.
DJ Corchin is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. He uses his unique humor and wit to focus on socially conscious messages involving kindness, communication, and emotional awareness. He currently lives and works in Chicago, IL.
Dan Dougherty is the writer and illustrator behind several comics and children’s books. When he isn’t making comics, Dan teaches how to make them at the International School of Comics in Chicago.