In "Gorgeous George: The Proud Rooster" (published by Xlibris), Agathi Sibos Mitsinikos presents such a tale to tell an interesting story while also teaching children a lesson. Gorgeous George is as proud as a rooster can be. He really likes to show off his long colorful feathers. But looking good is not all there is to being good and, in the end, George realizes the value of being humble with him saying, "It all happened because I was too proud of myself. Next time, I will never leave the house again and go on a hill to show off my beautiful feathers. I learned my lesson the hard way."
Humility is one of the primary virtues. In "Gorgeous George: The Proud Rooster," Mitsinikos is able to present it in an easy to read and relatable story that is meant to help children realize the value of this virtue. The sound that George the rooster makes is not typically associated with a rooster as children know it from other stories like, cock a doodle doo. This rooster makes a more realistic, unique sound. This book not only can be read by families for pleasure, but it can also be utilized by teachers within a classroom setting to teach skills such as story elements, sequencing, summarizing, and use of dialogue.
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.06(d)|
About the Author
Agathi Sibos Mitsinikos lives in Long Island, N.Y. with her husband and two sons. Mitsinikos is an elementary school teacher who enjoys instructing children to read and respond to literature, and writing different genres. She likes to use her family as characters in her stories to teach life lessons.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
What a tale!!! Gorgeous George is a must have book not just for children to learn a lesson but for teachers to teach a lesson. Great story to use for a folk tale study, retelling, sequencing, character analyzing and even for a read aloud. Beautiful illustrations throughout book. Children will get a cock-a-doodle-doo kick out of this story! Enjoy.....