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This book is free to download until Tuesday October 8th, 2019 from https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07V539K24
This is a fantasy adventure picture book starring Jonas and Peter the pony. The two have a lovely time at the fairground but on their journey home meet a variety of people who make critical comments which contradict each other and make Jonas feel pressurised to behave in different ways. It is only when Jonas thinks about how he let other people’s opinions control his behaviour that he realised that there are always people who will criticise what you do and that the important thing is to value your own opinion about what is right with the proviso that it shouldn’t break the law or get you into trouble.
This is a colourful picture book with a great moral message about thinking for yourself rather than always following the dictates of others. The language used will probably make it too difficult for young children to read independently but it will still be an enjoyable one for them to listen to and share. It could easily be used to promote discussions about how to consider your own opinion before reacting to the criticism of others and I could certainly envisage using it with a class, group or individual. It is definitely one for parents, guardians and teachers wanting to encourage their children to think for themselves about what is right and not follow the dictates of peers or critics. There is a free bonus gift, too, associated with this book.
I downloaded a copy of this book from Amazon and this is my honest opinion after choosing to read it.
Jonas and Peter are more than happy to spend the day in the fairground village and have fun, but what is going to happen when they are on their way back home?
Find out the unexpected goings-on and finally, how Jonas and Peter will face them.
This story explains to children at an early age how important is to develop and value an entirely free of influences self-opinion without necessarily ignoring or showing disrespect for others point of view.
This book features vivid, full-color layouts with Kindle Text Pop-up, a delightful bedtime story for your kids + free bonus inside!
Title: Let’s have an exciting day at the fairground!
Series: Jonas and Peter #2
Author: Lily Mai
Publisher: Little Gems Books
Published: August 11th, 2019