This picture book of Dee Snider's classic song of empowerment and self-determination will strike a chord with kids everywhere.
Oh we're not gonna take it
No, we ain't gonna take it
Oh we're not gonna take it anymore
We're Not Gonna Take It is a playful picture book echoing 1980s hair band Twisted Sister's most popular antiestablishment anthem. As part of their triple-platinum album Stay Hungry, "We're Not Gonna Take It" spent fifteen weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, reaching number twenty-one. With lyrics by Dee Snider and illustrations by Margaret McCartney, this picture book follows three toddlers on a mission to defy their parents, whether it be lunchtime, bath time, or bedtime. We're Not Gonna Take It is a story both parents and children can relate to, and a song they can enjoy together.
- Released in 1984, "We're Not Gonna Take It" is a signature rock anthem of the 1980s
- The song was a Hot 100 top forty hit and reached the top ten on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart
- The album it appeared on, Stay Hungry, was the band's breakthrough and a US top twenty hit
- Its anthemic quality has propelled the song to become a US pop culture touchstone
- The song has an iconic music video
Hardcover Paper over boards | 24 pages