Miles Would Not Smile
Miles Would Not Smile
By Chuck Neighbors
Illustrated by Barry Davian
Available on Amazon here: Miles Would Not Smile
Miles would drool, Miles would cry
Miles would sleep, And Miles would sigh
But Miles would not smile.
“I found this story so surprising, lyrical, and funny! The sad story of a boy who would not smile ended with me laughing out loud!” – Dr. Melissa Mork, Author and Certified Humor Professional
The family is on a mission! Little Miles is a wonderful addition to the family but he is not a happy baby. It seems no matter what the family does, the little boy refuses to smile. They have tried everything they can think of. What will it take to make Miles smile?
This delightful illustrated humorous story in verse is a perfect gift for families with a new baby in the house.
Parents, grandparents and teachers will value the lessons in this book about:
- Love of Family
- Growing up and facts of life
“Well, parents, Chuck’s back at it with Miles Would Not Smile. We can all relate to Miles’ parents’ concerns with their baby boy not smiling but things, as usual, have a very simple explanation…in the end.”
– Rob Paulsen, Emmy Award winning voice actor (Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs, Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles)
“I found this story so surprising, lyrical, and funny! The sad story of a boy who would not smile ended with me laughing out loud! This is a fun read for all involved.”
– Dr. Melissa Mork, Author, Professor of Psychology at University of Northwestern, Certified Humor Professional
“Chuck Neighbors is back with another delightful book. Miles Would Not Smile is catchy, upbeat, and fun. The rhyming text and repeated phrasing is great for engaging young readers. Children will be eagerly waiting to see what happens next. It’s sure to be a true favorite on your bookshelf!”
– Katy Burke, Elementary School Teacher
“Miles Would Not Smile is a delightful children’s book that can be enjoyed by the whole family. The story takes the readers on a journey of concern that ends in a surprise that can’t help but bring a smile, and maybe even a belly laugh to the reader.”
– John Lee Welton, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus of Carson-Newman University