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Three small owls wake in the night and 'things move' around them. Worse, they cannot see their mum. Whilst the elder two try to figure out the angles, the youngest simply has faith in his feathered parent.
A poetic and moving picture book which is, at its core, about death, love and remembering, but is also about scarecrows, windy weather, thoughtful crows, considerate field mice, observant cows, the changing seasons and the light through trees.
What Maisie Knew is a film directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel. It's a beautiful adaptation of the Henry James novel of the same title, written in 1897, about Maisie the daughter of a divorced couple and irresponsible parents.
Published in 1997, written by Mitch Albom, with the leadership and guidance of his college professor, Morrie Schwartz, this under 200 page volume is full of simple answers to existential questions regarding the importance of human existence.
The film is about a dysfunctional family that sets out on a road trip to take the youngest to a pageant called Little Miss Sunshine.
A series of books with ‘stories that demonstrate the best qualities we share as human beings: compassion, grace, forgiveness, generosity, faith’ and yes; empathy too. The books give vivid examples of what people are willing to do for others (for complete strangers even).
Fabulous book about a fish who learns (eventually) that life is so much more fun and happier when he learns to share. Loved this book when my daughter was younger and still re visit sometimes when she forgets her manners!
When Toby steps into the path of a dog who bullies him and shreds his beloved stuffed teddy-bear toy, feelings get hurt. This beautifully illustrated book teaches children about the importance of kindness, respect, acceptance and being considerate of others, including pets.