Shy Charles

Shy Charles

Rosemary Wells - Author

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ISBN 9780140568431 | 32 pages | 25 Jun 2001 | Puffin | 8.50 x 10.51in | 4 - 8 years
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Charles is a mouse of few words. He doesn’t like to talk, and he’s perfectly happy playing by himself. But his parents are not happy. “It’s time he played football or joined the ballet,” says Charles’s father. So off Charles goes to ballet class, where he curls up and pretends to be asleep. Football proves even less successful. Will anything bring Charles out of his shell?

“A nicely told fable as helpful for their parents as for shy children in need of respect.”
—The New York Times Book Review

“Wells has a time-tested talent for taking a keenly felt emotion—in this case shyness—and exploring it in a manner that is reassuring to young listeners.”

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