I'm As Quick As A Cricket

I'm As Quick As A Cricket

This is a warm, useful, entertaining look at all the facets of a child. It helps children to know that they can feel different things at different times and all of those feelings and versions of themselves are accepted.

Sometimes they're "lazy as a lizard" and sometimes they're as "busy as a bee." Sometimes you feel big as a whale and sometimes you feel small as an ant. Sometimes you're mean and sometimes you're nice. Put it all together and "you've got me!" Good for self-esteem, self-reliance and reassurance.

32 pages 978-0358362630 Ages 3-7

Keywords: feelings, moods, emotions, emotional intelligence, self acceptance, self esteem, self image, identity, acceptance, 3 year old, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, figurative language, simile, Language Arts Curriculum

Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com


A joyful celebration of self-awareness and acceptance known and loved by millions of children around the world, now with art remastered by the illustrator.

In this classic children’s book by celebrated author-illustrator team Don and Audrey Wood, a young boy describes himself as "loud as a lion," "quiet as a clam," "tough as a rhino," and "gentle as a lamb." Readers will delight in the variety of animal expressions as they discover many different emotions, and learn to accept that all feelings are valid.---from the publisher

Also available in Spanish: Veloz como el grillo / I'm as Quick as a Cricket (Spanish Edition)

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