Chicken Soup for the Little Souls: 3 Colorful Stories to Warm the Hearts of Children

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Health Communications, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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As an original hardcover, each of these books sold over 150,000 copies. Due to frequent requests, HCI is now re-releasing the stories in one paperback, complete with a Chicken Soup for the Soul look and size. Each offers a lesson on how to make the world a better place. These inspirational stories are sure to put smiles on the faces of children everywhere. In "The Goodness Gorillas," the friends of the Goodness Gorilla Club have lots of great plans! But what will they do about Todd, the meanest kid in the class?In "The Best Night Out with Dad," Danny has a new friend, and an important decision to make. Will he get to see the circus after all?In "The Never-Forgotten Doll," Ellie want s to give a special gift to Miss Maggie, the best babysitter in the world. But everything is going wrong! How will she show Miss Maggie how much she loves her?

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Lisa McCourt is a children's author. She discovered she loved to write as a child when she won a bumper sticker contest for a slogan to save the planet. She came up with "We're not the only ones who live here. Don't ruin their world." She drew a picture of a rabbbit, squirrel and a bird tomgo wiith the slogan.Her first job out of college was for a company called Troll Communications. It was a book publishing company with classroom book clubs that let you order books right from your teacher. She worked for children's book publishers for 10 years and then started her own book packaging company, Boingo Books. She enjoyed being s book publishe ras well as an author but being an author was her passion. Lisa McCourt's books include Good Night, Princess Pruney Toes, and the Chicken Soup for Little Souls series. In 2014 her title, I Love You Stinky Face made the New York Times Best Seller List.

Pat Grant Porter lives, works and watercolors in New York City. She has illustrated more than twenty-five books.

Bert Dodson has illustrated more than sixty books for children. He lives with his wife, Bonnie, in Bradford Vermont.

Mary O'Keefe Young has been a freelance illustrator since graduating from Parsons School of Design in 1982. Raised in Larchmont, New York, she now lives in nearby White Plains with her husband and three children.

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