This fun-loving book about the power of play is written and illustrated with the hearts of all children in mind. A child walks the reader through a typical day and explains the importance of play from a child's perspective. She explains that playing is "kid's work" and creates the basis for positive self image and emotional awareness through kid-friendly dialogue and illustrations.
This book is sure to be a favorite for your child as it will serve as a basis for the answer to the dreaded statement, "I'm bored." Parents can open this book and reveal a world of choices for their children as an answer, and spark imagination to explore new ideas.
The author and illustrator, Veronica Stanley-Hooper, has 30+ years in education with a focus on hands-on learning experiences. She knows the importance of play for the growth and development of healthy, intelligent children. Emotional intelligence is also critically important for success in life. Hooper skillfully developed this story to both captivate, communicate, and spark a child's imagination.
This book is sure to become a family favorite!
“Play is work. Work is play. When I play, I feel important, strong, smart, helpful, kind, brave, happy, healthy and peaceful. I like that.”-Quoted from the book PLAY!
“My grandkids absolutely love this book!” -Tara H., Grandmother
“My kids love this book and I love how it focuses on the importance of play.” - Jozie A., Homeschooling mother of eight
“I use this book in the dramatic play area of my project based learning classroom.” - Kim C. , Kindergarten Teacher
“I am seven and this book is fun to read myself!” -Wesley O., Age 7