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But Why Can’t I? – A book about rules

George thinks rules are silly. When Jenny comes to babysit, George refuses to keep to the rules. But that makes playing dangerous and not fun at all! Can George learn why rules are important?

This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.

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Clearly presented for EYFS and KS1, this book introduces young children to the importance of rules. But Why Can’t I? contains a fictional story supported by suggestions for activities and ideas to discuss, as well as a wordless storyboard that encourages children to tell the story in their own words. George thinks rules are silly, but when he refuses to stick to the rules he finds that it makes playing dangerous and no longer fun. George learns that rules are important for keeping everybody safe and happy.

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