Mimi Says No

Mimi Says No Cover

Mimi Says No

By Yih-Fen Chou; Chih-Yuan Chen (Illustrator)

Heryin Books, Inc., Hardcover, 9780978755072, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2010

With a sense of humor unique to children, this simple yet spirited picture book explores a young girl's growing self awareness. When Mimi's mother offers her help in a variety of situations, Mimi says "No, I want to do it myself " Brimming with boldness and courage, Mimi expresses her desire to dress herself, pour her own milk, walk by herself, and climb the stairs by herself. Filled with charming, hand-drawn illustrations, this lively story helps children learn to explore their surroundings and enjoy the growth process.

About the Author
Yih Fen Chou is a licensed psychologist, a licensed Montessori teacher and preschool director, and the editor of Heryin Publishing House in China. She lives in Alhambra, California. Chih-Yuan Chen is the illustrator of several children's books, including "Artie and Julie"; "The Best Christmas Ever"; and "Guji, Guji." He has won numerous awards, including NCTE Best Picture Book of the Year and "Publishers Weekly"'s Best Children's Book of the Year.