Now with stunning new illustrations, this classic picture book centers on a circus clown who’s tired of being “the funniest.” He learns a word that everyone should be brave enough to wield: “no.” And once he lets his “no” loose, other circus performers feel freed to follow suit. Several self-advocate and leave, going off to dream their own dreams. Disarray follows briefly—until everyone realizes that letting living beings speak and live their truths makes for the best spaces possible.
Michelle Anne Schingler
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