The Day Leo Said I Hate You!
Publication Date: September 2008
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In a reassuring manner, Robie H. Harris and Molly Bang portray what happens when a little boy feels SO frustrated and SO mad at a parent who has said NO all day long. In this family book about what it feels like to say--and hear--those other three words, Harris and Bang delicately navigate the most profound bonds between a parent and a child.
Robie Harris is the author of award-winning, bestselling books for children. She has worked with illustrator Michael Emberley on many books, including It's Perfectly Normal!, It's So Amazing!, Happy Birth Day! and Hi New Baby!. She is also the author of the Just Being Me series, illustrated by Nicole Hollander, as well as a number of fiction picture books. Robie is acclaimed for her understanding of child development and the ability to explain issues in an accessible, honest manner. Robie lives in Massachusetts and her Web site is www.robieharris.com.
Molly Bang has written and illustrated books for children for over twenty-five years, and is the recipient of three Caldecott Honors. Her illustrations for such books as When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry and The Paper Crane have been hailed as "masterfully evocative of mood and place" (Booklist). Molly lives in Massachusetts and California and maintains a Web site at www.mollybang.com.