WHY WALK WHEN YOU CAN RUN?
A Picture Book By:
Yael Kagan Levy
Why walk when you can run?
Or be quiet when there’s fun?
When the sun shines bright above,
Fill the day with joy and love!
Have a party,
Be a queen or king.
Why watch the rain inside?
Jump in puddles--
Slip and slide!
And when rain quiets down,
Watch for worms that squirm around!
When friends come in to play,
Make it a dazzling day.
Laugh out loud—
Have fun with everything!
Why squeak when you can roar?
Be a beast,
Growl and snore.
Pretend that you’re a tiny snail,
Shake your tail.
When it’s time to be alone,
Play the games you love and know,
Build with blocks,
Craft funny creatures from old socks.
Take a bath with bubbles and boat--
It’s always fun to watch things float!
And when you clean your teeth and face,
Imagine you’ve just won a race!
A hug and kiss,
Tucked in tight—all love and bliss.
Sunset drifts to dreams
As tomorrow brings a whole new day.