By Lyda Whiting
JOHNNY GREEN AND THE LITTLE GREEN MAN
Written by Suzan Tyler Decker, illustrated by Julia Marie Floyd
One day after
school, Johnny Green sat in a field. The grass was tall and soft. He fell asleep. Until a little green man woke
him up! The little green man was lost and needed to get back to the recycling
center. Since he didn’t know where the recycling center was, Johnny put the man
into his pocket and carried him home. But soon, the green man wasn’t so little
He ate everything in the trash that
should have gone to the recycling center — plastic and glass bottles,
cardboard, paper — and he grew and grew. When Johnny came home from school the next day,
the green man filled up the whole house!
gets in and out of this predicament is a delightful and creative story that
children will love. And the whole family will learn to recycle more consciously
— lest the little green man grows and grows on them too!
Highly recommended for ages 3 and up.
Tate Publishing, this book is available at your local bookstore.
IT’S NOT WHAT YOU’VE GOT!
LESSONS FOR KIDS ON MONEY AND ABUNDANCE
Written by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer with Kristina Tracy, illustrated
by Stacy Heller Budnick
think you are what you’ve got. But they really have nothing to do with you. All the great things about you are
inside — love, compassion, creativity, humor. There’s enough for everyone, and
the great things in life will never run out. Abundance means more than money — it
means all the riches of life, like love, laughter, and great friends. Those are the
helps teach children that they are not defined by their possessions, that there
is enough for all, and that they can create the life they want.
Another wonderful children’s book from the
world-famous author and speaker.
Recommended for ages 3 and up.
Hay House Inc., this book is available at your local bookstore.
KEEPING FIT FROM A TO Z
By Stephanie Maze
A-bend like an Acrobat, Amasa el
pan [knead the bread].
B-play Baseball, Bucea [snorkeling]. C-play Croquet, Corre en la pista [run on the track]. D-beat the Drums, Daun paseo al petro [walk the dog]. E-means Exercise! This bilingual picture book
is full of high-energy photographs of kids of all ages and skill levels, all of them having fun and keeping fit. There
are more activities and games, and tips for parents, at the back.
non-readers, early readers, and even school age kids and their parents — this
colorful book will have everyone up and moving before you can get to Z (walk
like a Zombie, Zigzaguea en un campo de obstaculos [zig-zag on an obstacle
Recommended for ages 3 and up.
Published by Moonstone Press LLC, this book is available at your local bookstore.
A SIMPLE IDEA TO EMPOWER KIDS
Written by Kathleen Boucher, illustrated by Greenproject
Love is the greatest force on earth — and your heart is filled with
love. You are special — you are unique. And you get
to choose your thoughts, so choose to believe in yourself and your dreams.
and belief are powerful. This book explains the law of attraction, the steady
presence of love, and the ability to choose, in simple words that children can
easily grasp. The illustrations are friendly and colorful, and will appeal to
A sweet book
for bedtime, or anytime.
For ages 3
Published by Balboa Press, this book
is available at your local bookstore.