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There's Nothing to Do! (Hardcover)
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A Bank Street College of Education 2018 Best Children's Book of the Year
In another hilarious book from the I Don't Want to be a Frog series, young Frog learns an unexpected lesson about how NOT to be bored. Perfect for fans of Mo Willems's Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back Frog is bored. He can't find ANYTHING to do--even when his animal friends make good suggestions, like sleeping all day, licking between his toes, or hopping around and then staring off into space. Will he find a fun and exciting way to spend his day? Featuring the beloved characters from I Don't Want to Be a Frog and I Don't Want to Be Big, this new story is sure to bring a smile to every kid who's ever said "There's nothing to do " And look for the other books starring Frog: I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big and I Don't Want to Go to Sleep. ★ "Snappy, spot-on dialogue pairs ideally with the outsize drama of Boldt's artwork; reading this book belongs on families' to-do lists."--Publishers Weekly, starred review "In a structured, overstimulated world, downtime needs to be appreciated, and this small amphibian shows the way."--Kirkus
About the Author
DEV PETTY is the author of I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, There's Nothing to Do!, and I Don't Want to Go to Sleep. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Dev previously worked as a visual-effects artist in film, contributing to such movies as the Matrix Trilogy. Dev was born and raised in Berkeley, California, and now lives right next door in Albany with her husband, two daughters, some dogs, and other critters. Visit her online at devpetty.com and on Twitter at @devpetty. MIKE BOLDT is an author and illustrator living in the countryside of Alberta, Canada. He has illustrated many books for children, including the picture books I Don't Want to Be a Frog, I Don't Want to Be Big, There's Nothing to Do!, and I Don't Want to Go to Sleep. When he's not drawing, he's building snow forts and Lego spaceships with his three kids, or sharing laughs and his ice cream with his wife. He is very glad he's not a frog. Visit Mike online at mikeboldt.ca and on Twitter at @MikeBoldt.