In the story, Dad gives one jumbo marshmallow to his daughter and tells her that if she can wait 15 minutes before eating the marshmallow he will give her "something even better." The story unfolds from the daughter's perspective as she devises creative coping methods to wait the full fifteen minutes. Will she succeed in waiting? What could be better than a marshmallow?
"The Marshmallow Test" has received high praise from parents, teachers, and children. Reviews often include words like “humorous and heartwarming,”
“My students absolutely loved the book, The Marshmallow Test, which so beautifully captures the creative coping strategies of a young child staring down a delectable marshmallow. While the story appears to be simple, it contains humorous and heartwarming wonderings of a young child developing self-control, while also making the reader imagine what he or she might do. Math and social-emotional skills are also embedded in the story that serve as entry points for integrated learning, making the story perfect for grand family or class discussions.”
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