Oliver Button Is A Sissy

Oliver Button Is A Sissy

Book - 1979
Average Rating:
Rate this:
A young boy's dance performance at a community variety show convinces the boys in his class that he is a sissy. However, a surprise ending makes his schoolmates think of him as a star.
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace, [1979]
Copyright Date: ©1979
ISBN: 9780152578527
Branch Call Number: E DEP
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations


From Library Staff

Oliver pursues his love of dancing, in spite of being bullied by the other boys at school and being called a sissy by his own father. Recommended for Kindergarten to Grade 3.

From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Feb 27, 2015

Story based on the Author's real life experiences . Tomie de Paola's surprise ending to this touching, humorous story about a very real little boy and his efforts to cope with parents and peers will warm the heart of every reader. Very enjoyable book.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

violet_dog_7027 Jan 31, 2015

violet_dog_7027 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and under


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at EPL

To Top