All tagged penguin young readers
Cori Doerrfeld’s Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! is a poignant lesson about the Yin and Yang in life. Every goodbye leads to a hello. It’s a beautiful book, and very useful for teaching your kids about how to deal with change and keep a positive mindset about adversity in life.
I must admit I personally have a soft spot for anything that champions the lost art of the high five. High Five is an interactive picture book that has truly sparked the imagination of our children. Get ready for the craziest and most serious high five competition you’ve ever seen.
The Little Green Girl by Lisa Anchin is a beautiful picture book that reminds me to truly appreciate the people that I love for who they are. It’s a reminder to celebrate what it is that makes them special. And it’s a wonderful tool for teaching empathy to our kids.
Let’s Have a Dog Party! is a perfect addition to our collection of books that can teach empathy to kids. But it is certainly more than just an empathy lesson - it’s also a beautiful story about love and friendship.
Dragon Night by J. R. Krause is a beautiful, new picture book about friendship - and taking care of each other. And there are many reasons I’m very excited to add it to our collection of books that help pass empathy on to our children.
I think that spreading happiness is just about as noble a cause as you can come across these days. So I’m very excited to begin a series of articles titled How to Teach Empathy to Kids. The first book in this series is The Happy Book by Andy Rash - a very appropriately-named starting place.