I Really Don’t Want To

Coming December 2017

I Really Don’t Want To: Zoie Learn to Share

The second in a series of three children’s books inspired by an African American toddler who learns great lessons in her everyday enchanting world.

Sharing, developing healthy relationships, showing compassion and understanding the differences are all social skills and behaviors we strive to teach our young ones.  Four-year old Afro-puff wearing Zoie learns a new lesson of how to get along with her new friend Shawn. I Don’t Want To!  Zoie Learns to Share, reinforces the important lesson of generosity and sharing. In this fun, entertaining and unique story, Zoie discovers that being selfish isn’t kind and can hurt our friends. She soon learns that kindness is key to friendship.

Ages 3-7

A Traditional rhyming book

Meet the Characters



A bright, happy, fun and caring 4 year old that loves to make new friends and explore new things.


Ms. Kelly

The hip new teacher who is kind, compassionate and always has a motivating word for her students.


Zoie- The Afro Puff wearing 4 year old with a big imagination, funny laugh and creative outlook that she can do anything she puts her mind to do.


Product details:

Format: Hardback| 36 pages

Dimensions: 8 X 10 Portrait

Publisher: Joseph House Books

Imprint: Zoie Adventure Books

Publication City/Country: Phoenix, United States

Language: English

Illustrations note: Full color throughout

Additions- Full Color Sticker sheet included

ISBN-10: 0-9987412-2-1
ISBN-13: 978-0-9987412-2-2