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Brad was Sad by M.C. Goldrick #Review #Children’s #Rhyming #BlogTour


Did Brad’s dad make him sad? Brad thought he had…until his dog, Plaid, proved he could choose his outlook & feel glad.

Kids learn best through stories. Empower your child to own their feelings with this beautifully illustrated picture book by award-winning author, M.C. Goldrick.

Brad’s dog Plaid shows him how to feel and deal with emotions. Though Brad is having a bad day, Plaid shows him that it’s in his power to choose his perspective and his feelings.


My Review

This delightful book, told in rhyme.
Is about Brad who is sad so much of the time.
He seems to get into trouble and then
Feels sad, again and again.

One day his dog Plaid misbehaves, too,
So Brad tells him off but what does he do?
Does he stay sad – oh no, not happy Plaid
He chooses to be glad and not to remain sad.

This is a lesson for Brad who starts to learn
That, whatever life gives you, for whatever you yearn,
How you feel and deal with your feelings is up to you –
You’re the one to choose how you feel and what you do.

A powerful message for young and old,
This is a story that really needs to be told.
It has lovely pictures so go take a look
At this fun, inspirational book!


Purchase Links

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brad-was-Sad-intelligence-storybook-ebook/dp/B07XGMX8FZ

US – https://www.amazon.com/Brad-was-Sad-intelligence-storybook-ebook/dp/B07XGMX8FZ



About the Author

Award-winning author & mother of two, M.C. Goldrick sees feelings as our first language. Through her books she helps us identify and own our emotions. Her acclaimed Juvenile fiction series TIMEFLIES is an example of how stories can both enrich and entertain. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with her family.




About the Illustrator

Rebecca Alexander, mother of two now-grown-up boys, is an accomplished artist with a private gallery. Her work has been featured on Canada Post Christmas Cards & stamps. She lives in St.Catharines, Ontario, Canada.


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2 comments on “Brad was Sad by M.C. Goldrick #Review #Children’s #Rhyming #BlogTour

  1. Bookworms corner blog spot
    November 15, 2019

    That was a fabulously penned review! I am always on the lookout for books to read with my grandsons.

    Liked by 1 person

    • bicted
      November 15, 2019

      Thank you! I suspect your grandsons will love this inspirational story told in rhyme
      A winner for me, every time!


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