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A charming book filled with characters that children can relate to while learning the qualities of a positive self-image. Thirty-two pages of full color illustrations.
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The Lovables in the Kingdom of Self-Esteem
By Diana Loomans, Linda Kramer, Kim Howard
H J KramerCopyright © 1991 Diana Loomans
All rights reserved.
I AM LOVABLE.
Hi, lovable friend! I'm Mona Monkey. I live in the Kingdom of Self-Esteem, Along with my friends, we're the Lovable Team. Come right along, bring your huggable you, We'd all like to meet you and talk to you, too.CHAPTER 2
The gates of the kingdom are opening wide, As you say these words three times with pride:
"I'm lovable! I'm lovable! I'm lovable!"CHAPTER 3
So come with me, and you will see, All of the lovable ways to be.CHAPTER 4
I AM COURAGEOUS.
A roaring welcome to the kingdom, I'm Lawrence Lion. In our great kingdom, it is clear That love and friends are always near. So if you're feeling any fear, Remember this and leave it here.CHAPTER 5
I AM CAPABLE.
Hellooo-hooo. I'm Owen Owl. All the Lovables have gifts to share, Because they're capable and they care. You and your friends are talented, too. What is something you love to do?CHAPTER 6
I LOVE TO LEARN.
I'm waving hello to you. I'm Elena Elephant. Learning something new each day Brings me joy along my way. I'll bet that someone bright as you Will love to learn your whole life through.CHAPTER 7
I LOVE TO PLAY AND HAVE FUN.
Ha-ha hi friend! We're Bobbi and Billy Bear. We wrestle and play in a gentle way. We giggle and laugh all through the day. Playing and laughing is good for you, too. So play every day like the Lovables do.CHAPTER 8
I TAKE CARE OF MY BODY.
Howdy. I'm Bernia Buffalo. I love my body and eat only the best. I make sure I get plenty of rest. Treat your body with love every day, And you'll go galloping on your way.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I am a firm believer in this book, every child should own this! I am buying 3 copies for my grandchildren as well as for myself, and I suggested the purchase to my local library. I can't believe they don't have it already, it's such an important message! I'm lovable, I'm lovable, I'm lovable!
This is a fantastic book for children. I bought this book for my young children when it first came out in the early 90's. It was their favorite book and my kids, who are all in college, remember me reading it to them. I just bought a copy to give to a friend of mine for her newborn daughter. I am a firm believer of reading to children at a very early age, especially a book like "Lovables in the Kingdom of Self-Esteem".
In this day and age when children struggle with self esteem daily, I thought this book would be great for my three granddaughters who are Leah 6, Tiarra 8, and Destinee 8. As Tiarra read to me, she became very excited. She really believes if she repeats...I'm Lovable, I'm Lovable, I'm Lovable... that your lovable self will magically grow!! This is a wonderful book. We can't wait to read it again!