02 March 2013

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Courage Children's Book Review And Giveaway

Helping children learn good moral values and skills like how to communicate in healthy and effective ways are just some of the ways the We Do Listen Foundation uses the Howard B. Wigglebottom children's book series to get kids involved and enjoying life!  The We Do Listen Foundation is a non-profit organization that brings this powerful combination of learning and fun through their extensive line of books, songs, games, and videos.  To learn more about the We Do Listen Foundation, as well as the Howard B. Wigglebottom children's book series, please visit their website where you can also find free online animated versions of their books, some fun songs to enjoy, exclusive printables and posters, to browse their selection of hardcover books, and more!

* You Can't Be Brave If You Don't Have Fear! *

The above statement is one that is taken from the suggested lesson and reflection plan that goes along with the book "Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Courage".  You can find these suggested lessons and reflections at the end of each book in the Howard B. Wigglebottom series, as well as online through the WeDoListen.org website.  I have reviewed many of the wonderful books in the Howard B. Wigglebottom line with my twin girls and we always enjoy the lesson behind each story, and this particular story is no exception!  I like the point made that it is normal and healthy for us all to have fears, and that some fears are particularly good to have because they can help warn us of real danger.  The book also helps to recognize that some fears really are harmless, such as Howard's fears of spiders and snakes.  Howard realizes in the book that they can actually be pretty fascinating!  If you have younger children then I highly recommend you check out the Howard B. Wigglebottom series.  Children can easily relate to the characters in these stories and the message is driven home in a fun way that also encourages conversation after the story has ended.  As a parent I just love these books!

Purchase:  Right now you can purchase these beautiful hardcover books through the We Do Listen foundation website here for only $6.00 each, normally $15.00 each or you can buy the whole series for only $55.00, normally $165.00!  You can find Ebook versions available through the Apple store retailing for $1.99.

Giveaway Time!

Thanks to the We Do Listen Foundation (1) lucky reader of Textbook Mommy is going to win a hardcover copy of Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Courage!

Details:  Open to residents of U.S. and Canada, 18 years of age and older.  Winner will have 48 hours to respond to winning email or an alternate winner will be selected.  Entry is via Rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!

Giveaway Ends:  March 16, 2013 at Midnight EST

*Disclosure:  I was provided a product from the above mentioned company in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions expressed in this review are 100% my own and are not a result of any outside influence.

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