Thank You for the Little Things (Hardcover)
Teach your little ones to soothe their worries and practice gratitude every day in this gorgeous, uplifting picture book that encourages mindfulness.
Whenever I am feeling sad
or life feels hard or wrong or bad,
I focus for a little while
on little things that make me smile . . .
What are the things that make YOU feel happy? From swinging high on playground swings to licking melting ice cream, there are lots of small things that can cheer up a grey day.
This reassuring, uplifting picture book celebrates the little things that bring us joy and happiness. We all have bad days and sad days, but sometimes it's the smallest things that make us smile!
Caryl Hart writes picture books and young fiction and loves walking her dog and sitting in cafes and libraries. She runs creative literacy workshops for schools and libraries. She has written Big Box Little Box, Sonny Says Mine, and Sonny Says Sorry. She lives in Sheffield with her husband and two daughters.
Emily Hamilton is an up-and-coming picture book talent, based in North Devon, UK. A self-taught illustrator, she loves to transport herself into the world of children's books so she can do things like fly with unicorns, hang out in a magic garden and decide how many jellyfish you could fit inside a handbag. She is the much-loved illustrator of The World Made a Rainbow.
“This charming picture book teaches little ones how to soothe their worries and practice gratitude and mindfulness.” —Booklist Online
“An ideal choice for story times, classroom read-alouds, and one-on-one sharing. . . . This sweet and soothing story is a welcome addition to any collection.” —SLJ Reviews
“The text is written in rhyming stanzas that detail the fun and comfort of each little thing mentioned, inspiring gratitude and close observation. . . . A cute introduction to a gratitude practice that children can understand.” —Kirkus Reviews