“Little Books About Important Things” is a beautiful three book set that includes “A Little Book About Safety,” “A Little Book About Friendship,” and “A Little Book About Feelings.” These books tackle the often-difficult topics for children ages 3 to 8 on how to avoid getting lost; how to make friends; and how to express yourself and your feelings. Here are descriptions of each individual book:
“A Little Book About Safety” Explore personal safety for kids without scaring them When lovable Hugo Hippo navigates his way through a fun day at the community pool with his family, his safety readiness is put to the test in a variety of familiar situations. Hugo helps kids understand safety topics gently and with humor, such as memorizing a Safe Adult’s phone number, covering up private parts when changing, paying attention to your gut “Uh-Oh” feeling, and remembering to “Check First” with a Safe Adult before going anywhere unexpected.
“A Little Book About Feelings” Colorful handmade characters engage young children as they investigate the origins, variety, and universality of feelings. Kids are encouraged to recognize and express their feelings, which in turn helps them feel better understood and loved. This book gently teaches children the vital emotional literacy skills needed to recognize, name and appropriately express feelings, thereby helping them to develop compassion, empathy, and self-awareness.
“A Little Book About Friendship” When Lionel the Lion and Louie the Sheep meet at the local playground, these two opposites have a grand time until Lionel unintentionally scares Louie. How will the two new friends work it out? This story offers critical tools to teach conflict resolution at a very young age and presents a kid-friendly take on how to make, keep, and nurture lasting friendships.