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Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light
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About The Book
A New York Times bestseller!
“It’s impossible to resist [this book’s] big-hearted appeal.” —BookPage
A little girl and her friend Bear learn the true meaning of selfless kindness in this sweet, stunningly illustrated debut picture book.
Bear is sad. All the other animals think he’s mean because he’s so big. But his human friend, Coco, offers to help him. Coco shares her grandmother’s advice: “When life gets dark as winter’s night, share some kindness, bring some light.”
They decide to bake cookies to “share some kindness” and make lanterns to “bring some light.” But when the cookies and lanterns don’t work, they must look for another way to win over the other animals. And while they’re at it, Coco and Bear just might discover that kindness is a gift that only comes from the heart.
About The Illustrator
Apryl Stott loves telling stories, reading, and drawing. She always has paper, a pencil, and a sharpie in her bag for drawing emergencies. Her debut picture book, Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light, was a New York Times bestseller. Apryl also wrote and illustrated Almost Always Best, Best Friends and Find Your Brave: A Coco and Bear Story. Learn more at AprylStottDesign.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (October 27, 2020)
- Length: 40 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534462397
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
- Lexile ® AD510L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®
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Raves and Reviews
"It’s impossible to resist the big-hearted appeal of Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light, a satisfying and accomplished debut picture book."
Awards and Honors
- Mark Twain Award Final Nominee (MO)
- Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Selection Title
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