What happens when one little lie turns into a big problem? From the creator of Ruby Finds a Worry comes the perfect picture book for helping children learn the importance of honesty.
Finn always looks forward to spending time at Grandma's house. But when he accidentally breaks her clock, he panics and tells a little fib, blaming it on his sister. Then-POP!-a little blob appears! As Finn's fibs start piling up, more and more blobs appear. All the fibs make Finn feel awful and upset, until staying at Grandma's isn't fun anymore! Can Finn get rid of the fibs and work up the courage to tell the truth?
Heartwarming and genuine, this book in the Big Bright Feelings series is the perfect starting point for helping children learn the importance of honesty, forgiveness, and responsibility.
The Big Bright Feelings picture book series provides kid-friendly entry points into emotional intelligence topics-from being true to yourself to dealing with worries, managing anger, and making friends. These topics can be difficult to talk about. But these books act as sensitive and reassuring springboards for conversations about mental and emotional health, positive self-image, building self-confidence, and managing feelings.
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Ruby Finds a Worry
Meesha Makes Friends
Tilda Tries Again
Tom Percival is the author and illustrator of the Big Bright Feelings picture books, including Milo's Monster, Tilda Tries Again, Meesha Makes Friends, Ravi's Roar, Ruby Finds a Worry, and Perfectly Norman. He writes and illustrates in his native United Kingdom where he lives in a town called Stroud with his family.
“An incredibly effective metaphor to help young children understand how lying feels and how it can weigh us down. A helpful reminder that honesty truly is the best policy.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Percival's latest in the growing “Big Bright Feelings” series tackles lying. This will spark meaningful discussions about honesty.” —School Library Journal
“A priceless lesson for any child--or adult--conveyed in a beautifully child-friendly manner. . . . A valuable asset to the library of a child who experiences anxiety and a great book to get children talking about their feelings.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on RUBY FINDS A WORRY
“A captivating tale about happiness, being yourself, and the magic of learning to spread your wings and fly.” —Foreword Reviews, starred review, on PERFECTLY NORMAN
“Percival's simple, colorful illustrations pair beautifully with the author's thoughtfully worded text. Teachers looking for a book to help children discover coping skills when life unexpectedly becomes too difficult to handle will embrace this title due to its subtle messages woven within the context of an engaging story that promises to be a fun read for all.” —School Library Connection, on TILDA TRIES AGAIN