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What Makes Me Happy

Illustrated by Chester Bentley

An inspiring board book about what makes us truly happy. 

Follow along as woodland creatures take turns answering the question, “What makes me happy?”, while providing a gentle message for people of all ages that lasting happiness depends a lot more on who you are and what you believe in than what you have. From sharing (squirrels sharing an acorn) and exercising (a rabbit leaping over a log) to trying new things (an owl learning to fly) and enjoying our differences (a mouse and bear play hide-and-seek), happiness is always within our grasp. And this lovingly illustrated book for young children introduces the basic concepts of true happiness simply, poetically, and with care. It’s a book children and their families will treasure.

Toni Armier is a full-time freelance writer who loves to tell fun stories using rhyme. The author of several books for young children, including Mommy Loves Me 1, 2, 3; It’s Bath Time!; and Hello, Hometown Heroes, Toni is happiest when spending time with family and her dog, Rooster, who thinks he’s a movie star.