Discovering what makes you special and learning to embrace it is the basic theme from the picture book Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal illustrated by Scott Magoon. It is told from the unique, novel, cute, and a little funny perspective of a spoon and the illustrations are a perfect match. My kids and I loved this book. And we were so excited to follow it up with
Chopsticks from the same author/illustrator team. This kitchen tale is about the empowering nature of independence. We loved it equally.
Another book we love from Amy Krouse Rosenthal is One of Those Days illustrated by Rebecca Doughty. This book is about all the ways to have a bad day. Somehow reading about them is comforting and mood lifting. Now if we are having a bad day we always say we are having one of THOSE days which helps us see the big picture.
And if you are a fan of the spork how about Spork! It’s the same great concept, similarly wonderful, but from a different author and illustrator. This one is about diversity with a little added suspense!
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