I'm All Dressed!: Just Being Me
Robie Harris & Nicole Hollander
Little, Brown & Co., 2005 (2005)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
Just Being Me
series combines accounts of everyday happenings and struggles in a small child's life with a related '
What's Going On?
' analysis and advice from child psychiatrist Dr. Linda Mayes, so that parents and/or caregivers can better understand what works and what doesn't.
I'm All Dressed!
, a boy wants to play in the snow, and resists getting dressed for Grandpa's birthday party. He finally cooperates but, waiting for a present to be wrapped, gets too hot and takes everything off again. This time he insists, '
I can dress me - all by MYSELF!
' So he does ... all topsy-turvy.
he analysis emphasizes the importance of supporting the boy's steps to independence and expressions of individuality, '
balanced by their responsibity to keep him warm
'. Read these books together and chuckle over the tussles of daily life with little ones.
Note: Opinions expressed in reviews and articles on this site are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of BookLoons.
Find more Kids books on our
or in our book