Hands are Not for Hitting, Book 2006

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Free Spirit Pub., 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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It's never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions.

In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand.

Created in response to requests from parents, preschool teachers, and childcare providers, this book belongs everywhere young children are. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.

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User Review  - ivettja - LibraryThing

A book that talks about the things that we can do with our hands, it gives many examples like we can write, draw. but then it reminds children that we should't use our hands for hitting. good book for whe we teach rules of the classroom. Ages 3-5 Head Start. Read full review


User Review  - sewjoy - Overstock.com

A great story to teach a lesson about what hands are for. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Martine Agassi, Ph.D., is a clinical therapist with extensive experience as a behavioral consultant, counseling children and families in schools, residential facilities, foster care, and private practice. She has led workshops and group counseling in communication skills, parenting, drug and child abuse prevention, divorce, and self-esteem. Martine, her husband, and their daughter live in Fallbrook, California, with their dog Toby.

Marieka Heinlen launched her career as a children’s book illustrator with the award-winning Hands Are Not for Hitting. As a freelance illustrator and designer, Marieka focuses her work on books and other materials for children, teens, parents, and teachers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and son.

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