Maggie McNair Has Spiders in Her Hair follows young Maggie, who absolutely refuses to have her hair brushed. When her mother tells her that spiders will make a home for themselves in her hair if she doesn’t comb her hair, the issue is resolved! This is such a delightful, sweet, and charming story. From the rhythmic writing to the whimsical illustrations by illustrator Norris Hall, readers can’t help but enjoy this imaginative story.
One of the most difficult obstacles to overcome as a parent of a child with long hair is to be able to brush their hair. At times it can feel like a losing battle. Maggie McNair Has Spiders in Her Hair, written by Sheila Booth-Alberstadt, is a must read and a fantastic tool that will help parents teach their children to build good and lasting habits.
I would recommend Maggie McNair Has Spiders in Her Hair to any parent, teacher or child because it creatively conveys the important message of keeping your hair tidy. The lesson is delivered in a fun and silly way that will capture a child’s attention and help them come to terms with it. This educational children’s book lets kids see why brushing their hair is essential to hygiene; all while entertaining them with an amusing story.
Pages: 32 | ASIN: B09B4DJ1Z5
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Our minds are very powerful things. It allows us to do many things, such as dancing, sports, and learning new skills. They can, even without us knowing, control our entire bodies to stay alive. Our minds can also get lost in thought, and thought can sometimes cause mischief.
In, Thought is Not the Boss of Me! by Sheila Booth-Alberstadt and Sarah Lamb, we are introduced to Lincoln. A young child who tends to get into some trouble without realizing he is being coerced into doing so by none other than ‘Thought.’ ‘Thought’ bosses Lincoln around and makes him do not nice things, and ends up being punished.
This relatable story is beaming with delight, from the vibrantly adorable illustrations by Elizabeth George to the comical and inviting writing. This picture book was such a clever way of showing young kids how thoughts and the mind work and how to overcome the negative thoughts that come along with them. I love how Lincoln is presented as innocent during the entire ordeal but makes a conscious decision to stop listening to ‘Thought.’ Once Lincoln realizes ‘Thought’ only gets him into trouble, he starts thinking as well as acting on his own account. What an extremely difficult thing it is to do, to master one’s thoughts, as a growing child.
Thought is Not the Boss of Me! is an extraordinary children’s book about recognizing and dealing with big emotions. This well-written story helps children realize that big feelings are normal and that they can learn how to manage them. I Would absolutely recommend it to any family or young reader, as the message is valuable to people of all ages. It would make a great addition to a school library or classroom.
Pages: 32 | ASIN : B09LFLLS9N
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When Lincoln wakes up one morning, Thought is there, telling him what to do. All day long Thought bosses Lincoln around. He makes him snatch toys away from others, he makes him throw temper tantrums, and even makes him steal something from school! Lincoln is getting tired of being in trouble, but he’s not sure what to do. Can he stand up to Thought and be the boss? Or will Thought be the boss of him?
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