Nov. 14, 2012
-- TELLURIDE, CO
- Join the fun characters in this colorfully illustrated book as they share their enthusiasm and thankfulness for a few of the simple joys of life in this anthology of appreciation and awareness. Instilling the idea of gratefulness in children can be challenging. The short poems and vibrant illustrations in Soo Thankful: A Book of Thankfulness
hopefully encourage the readers (kids and parents) to consider the positive aspects of their life and be more present in everyday moments. The author/illustrators Dryade Fontenelle and Paul Schlarman intended the light, rhyming poems of this book to be a fun, immersive way to discuss thankfulness with children.
"We feel it is important to engage the child reader in the story as much as possible. This is why we focus on clean illustration and text and limit distracting interactivity. It tends to facilitate parent-child and teacher-child discussions,"
said Schlarman of Colorado.
Parents and teachers alike are taking notice of the simple, clean illustrations and readability of this book as well as the unique ability it has to engage children in the concepts around thankfulness.
"A powerful contributor to lifelong happiness is cultivating a sense of gratitude. Thanks to the authors of this book, I can easily share with the children in my life this prescient lesson on thankfulness,"
said Katherine, a teacher in Washington, D.C.
This eBook is presently available for Amazon Kindle and Apple iBooks. It is currently available in English and Brazilian Portuguese (entitled Obrigadoo: O Livro do Agradecimento
) with Spanish and more than 10 other translations coming soon. Authors Dryade Fontenelle and Paul Schlarman are available for interviews to discuss the benefits of introducing the concepts of thankfulness to children. To request a free copy of Soo Thankful: A Book of Thankfulness or other Kaliaki books, please contact Kaliaki Books at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their websites kaliaki.com and facebook.com/kaliakipublishing.