La Ya Tarek (No, David!) by David Shannon

La Ya Tarek (No, David!)

Written by David Shannon
Illustrated by


La Ya Tarek (No, David!) by David Shannon

La Ya Tarek is the first in a series of children's picture books starring author and artist David Shannon's alter ego, a sharp-toothed little child who is delightfully naughty.


Shannon lobs one visual zinger after another as David...careens from one unruly deed to the next...meanwhile, all those timeless childhood phrases echo in the background: Come back here!

Not in the house, David! and most vigorously? No! Readers won't be able to resist taking a walk on the wild side with this little rascal, and may only secretly acknowledge how much of him they recognize in themselves. Publishers Weekly

About the Author

David Shannon is the author and illustrator of many highly praised books for children. His editorial illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, Time, and Rolling Stone, and his artwork has appeared on numerous book jackets.

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32 pages


David Shannon
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Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing

Publication date

20th December 2014



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