Charlie, the friendliest boy in school and President of the #Kool2BeKind Club, is eager to become a friend to Pat, the new kid in class. However, he soon realizes that this is not an easy task. Regardless of how many times Charlie tries to win him over with kindness and cookies, Pat continues to bully him. Just as Charlie is ready to give up on the idea of being Pat's friend, he is surprised to discover why Pat was being a bully in the first place. By understanding Pat's point of view, Charlie forgives Pat and is proud to help his new friend break his cycle of bullying.
Kool to be Kind is an uplifting children's picture book that shines a powerful light on bullying. By encouraging a shift from reacting to bullying, to pro-acting with kindness and empathy, this story will inspire a ripple effect, thus helping to decrease the incidence of childhood bullying.
Carolina Cutruzzola is also the author of The Adventures of Posh Princess picture book series.