Friday, August 30, 2013

Flying High-Hugo The Happy Starfish By Suzy Liebermann

Hi Guys!
So how has everyone been? Good I hope. We have just survived the second week of school and I am already going insane. The routine for picking up my daughter is insane. She is supposed to be 2:45 p.m. when she is released and it has been 3:30 p.m. or later before I could finally get her. There is a new principle this year so hopefully she will figure this out. But anyways I got the chance to do a review on this book called 'Flying High-Hugo The Happy Starfish" by Suzy Liebermann.
Product Description:
Come on a sea adventure with HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH as he finds out that HAPPINESS begins with ENTHUSIASM. 

FLYING HIGH (THE ISLAND OF ENTHUSIASM) contains a great educational lesson about ENTHUSIASM AND SELF-CONTROL. 
On the ISLAND OF ENTHUSIASM Hugo learns that Enthusiasm makes the task more enjoyable, however being overly enthusiastic makes you lose your focus and a rude awakening is the consequence. 
The little starfish learns how to use his enthusiasm wisely and to stay balanced with self-control.

Hugo is a little starfish whose home is at the bottom of the wide ocean. He longs to visit the real world, and one day he decides to go and find it. Hugo's journey to happiness isn't quite as straightforward as he hopes though. He is sent to a series of different islands where he is taught important character lessons.
By the end of his journey, Hugo has visited fourteen islands, made many more friends, and, most importantly, learned how to be a better starfish.

‘HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH - ISLAND ADVENTURES’ is packed with life lessons for kids, showing them the importance of appreciation, patience, tolerance and optimism amongst others.

Teaching children life skills can be tricky, but with this exciting book your kids will come across some of the most important lessons there are to be learned. Like Hugo, their journey to the real world will be full of character lessons along the way.

In Hugo, children, parents, and educators will discover a lovable and engaging role model with whom they can identify. 

The story consists of 29 gorgeous illustrations showing a colorful and magical underwater world.

Children will laugh at the delightful characters, hold their breaths in suspense and love to read this story over and over.

The book is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for older children.

The book comes with a number of worksheets which are downloadable at no cost on our website. 
The book is offered in two editions (a version with Spanish introductory vocabulary and an English only version) as well as in different languages such as German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese.

There are more HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH stories waiting to be discovered. Make sure to read THE LAST BULLY and THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS, THE MAGIC OF THE MOMENT, ONE STEP AT ATIME and many more.
Through his adventures, Hugo learns many valuable lessons of character, life skills, and ecological alertness – all amid the backdrop of a magical underwater world and mystical islands.
The stories were developed in conjunction with the author’s teaching experience at an International Baccalaureate® School and they support the different learner profiles and attitudes of the IB PYP curriculum.

Get your copy today and be sure to look out for more quality Kindle Books published by HAPPY LANGUAGE KIDS PUBLICATIONS!

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My Review:
Well I have to say that my kids loved this book. This is the story of a little starfish looking for the island of Enthusiasm. While looking for this island he comes across some issues. With the help of some friends he resolves his problem and learns about self-control and enthusiasm. I thought this story was very educational and cute. It was easy to read and easy for my children to understand. I would highly recommend this book.
You can purchase this book at amazon for $5.99.

Thanks for reading, Knikki. I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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