KENNY AND HIS GREAT INVENTION
On November 26th, my book Kenny and His Great Invention was released. This children's book is about a curious penguin, Kenny, who loves to spend his time building and creating many different objects, one day, he woke up with a brilliant idea for the science competition he wants to build a Spaceship. Not only does Kenny wish to win the contest, but most importantly, he wants to be the first penguin to go to space! Kenny, with the help of his best friend Louise, works hard to build the vessel.
However, when the time comes, the engine falls apart in front of the crowd, leaving them disappointed. Will Kenny and Louise find out what went wrong? Will he repair the spaceship and fulfill his dream? For more information about this book, visit the website in my profile. The book is available in different formats. Learn more at www.emmasplace.ca
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Thank you so much for these first month's reviews. I am very grateful; I hope many more children enjoy the book about this curious Monkey. If you want to learn more about this book, visit my website, and if you're going to give a thoughtful gift for this Holiday Season, you can find the book at the major retailers.
Five stars reviewed on November 6, 2022
"This is a lovely jungle story about a monkey Yuri who learns not to capture small animals and to send them back to where they belong. A great lesson for young children!
The author's connection and love of the Amazon jungle are clearly reflected in the writing.
The storyline is simple and interesting to catch young children's attention. The illustrations are vibrant and lively too. Strongly recommended!"
Yuri and the Treasure Box by Emma Ugarelli Five Stars
This story follows a curious monkey Yuri, who finds a strange box while walking along the Amazon River. He picks it up but doesn't know what to do with it. He tried to wear it as a hat and use it as a seat and drum, but then he realized it was a storage box. Yuri started searching for something special to put in his treasure box.
Read to know what Yuri picked up to put in his treasure box, and during his search, he learned that we all have to care for the emotions and sentiments of others, either big or small.
Illustrations are vibrant and colorful pages filled with adorable animal characters making this book an incredible learning journey for kids. This cute and sweet story teaches children to be kind and empathetic toward others.
Perfect for 2+
TALKING ABOUT MY BOOKS
"And now...there are two." Lou and his Mane, my first book, is about a lion who one day woke up to realize that his worst fear had come true, and he did not have his Mane—a story about facing fears, resilience and friendship. You can learn more about this story on my website.
A month ago, following the first anniversary of my book Lou and his Mane, I published Yuri and the Treasure Box. This book is about a curious monkey that one day found something strange and, after some consideration decided that it was a "treasure box" and started looking for treasures, but did he find them? A sweet story about respect, self-regulation, consideration, compassion and taking care of the environment.
You can buy them at the major retailers, but if you are in Canada, visit my website, www.emmasplace.ca .
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n "Kenny and his Great Invention," readers will learn about the importance of friendship, doing the right thing, social values, and showing forgiveness to others as they join the inquisitive penguin on his journey to become an astronaut.
Join Kenny and his friend in this adventure.
Great for a family read-aloud book
Books for kids 2-7 years old
Children’s book for preschool to kindergarten
Social values and emotions, forgiveness, and friendship
Animals, penguins, arctic
For more information visit my website. www.emmasplace.ca. The book will be available for pre order soon at Amazon and other retailers.
DID YOU KNOW?
But first, what is to be a critical thinker? And why is it important for kids? Critical thinking Is the ability to imagine, analyze and evaluate information to determine its validity. Critical thinking is an essential part of problem-solving, decision making and goal-setting. Moreover, Research showed that kids who lack critical thinking skills face a higher risk of behaviour problems. "If kids are not being critical thinkers, then they are not thinking carefully," says Amanda Pickerill, Ph.D.
Now How to teach critical thinking to young children? First of all, we need to be good role models. Play with them regularly, ask questions, "what if." teach them to solve a problem in a real or imaginary situation, help them brainstorm a variety of solutions to the same problem and then pick one to see if it works. Encourage them to ask questions; Practice making choices; Encourage open-mindedness; part of becoming a critical thinker is the ability to be objective and evaluate ideas without bias. Some concepts that could be included to discuss are diversity, inclusiveness and fairness.
In conclusion, developing a critical mindset is one of the most important life skills you can teach your child. Especially today, with all the "information" around us, they need these skills to make informed decisions, form healthy relationships and determine what they value and believe. Teaching them to examine the world around them critically gives them an advantage that will serve them for life
But remember the special time with parents and friends. Children will treasure moments when they do things for the first time, go somewhere new, have a conversation, listen to bedtime stories, and feel loved and secure. Those are the moments that will stay in their memories all their lives.
Who is this? "Lou and His Mane"
Like many youngsters, Baby Lion gets into trouble because he acts without thinking about the consequences. He lacks self-regulation, and he can not control himself.
Lou and his mane's story pinpoint the role of the little brother's action, something prevalent among siblings. He took something precious from his big brother without asking, and on many occasions, it could end in a big fight. Fortunately, Lou was relieved to see his mane again and noticed that his little brother regretted his actions. He took a deep breath, put on his mane and showed his little brother understanding. There are some ways for parents to minimize those situations, giving clear rules, teaching the children to manage conflict and giving each child their own time and space with you and alone.
You can get a copy of Lou and his Mane at Amazon or at emmasplace.ca for more information visit my author website eugarelli.com