Yes. Yes I do.
Sure, I know there’s a whole school of thought that says “sharing a message” in a children’s book is something to avoid. That children will learn more, feel more, by reading books—stories
—that evoke an emotional response and increase empathy through strong characterization and vivid language. Yes. Yes that’s true. But
Sometimes children, and the adults raising and teaching them, need straightforward tools that address social and emotional challenges and milestones.… more