Cover image for No Biggy! : a story about overcoming everyday obstacles / words by Elycia Rubin; pictures by Josh Talbot.
No Biggy! : a story about overcoming everyday obstacles / words by Elycia Rubin; pictures by Josh Talbot.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Rodale Kids, an imprint of Rodale Books, [2018]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
After a morning of setbacks, from faulty zippers to lost toothpaste, Kiki's parents teach her how to deal with her frustration and how it is okay if things don't work out the first try.
Audience/Reading Level:
Interest age level: 4-8.
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RUB Book Easy Collection

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The empowering book sweeping the nation that's helping kids and parents successfully manage frustration. Getting frustrated is a part of life! And, whether Kiki is working on squeezing toothpaste right onto her toothbrush, getting the zipper to slide all the way up her jacket, or spreading cream cheese on a bagel, she learns to take a deep breath, say "No Biggy!," and try again-after all, things don't always go exactly as expected on the first try! Kiki even teaches her mom and dad a thing or two-yes, grown-ups get frustrated, too! Bright and encouraging illustrations picture Kiki throughout her day, right up to her big bedtime bubble bath. Filled with love and positivity, No Biggy! is certain to become the go-to, favorite saying in your home.

Author Notes

Elycia Rubin is the author of successful style guides Frumpy to Foxy in 15 Minutes Flat (Fair Winds Press) and Curves Rule and Flat Is Fabulous as well as a lifestyle expert who has been featured in Cosmo , Marie Claire , People , and more. She lives in Los Angeles with her family, who has been saying "No Biggy!" for the last 5 years with many happy results.

Josh Talbot is a Texas-based illustrator and designer whose work appears in newspapers, magazines, advertisements, and books. When not drawing, ogling at old architecture, or camping out in his favorite art museums, Josh can be found enjoying nature, eating pie, and spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter.