“Will be helpful in starting a discussion about being in control and exercising assertiveness. Colorful illustrations, reminiscent of Lauren Child’s art, reveal the various situations Jill encounters and her comforting discussion with her mother.” — Booklist
Jill loves playing with her friends. But sometimes she doesn’t always want to do what they want to do. Jill’s afraid if she says “No” and doesn’t go along with her friends, they won’t like her anymore and won’t want to play with her. So she keeps quiet and doesn’t dare speak up. How Jill gains the confidence to say “No” and earns the respect of her friends at the same time is the heart of this encouraging story.
A sensitive story about empowering the child to overcome fears and express themselves honestly. For children ages 4 and up.