Synopses & Reviews
Children learn that violence is never okay, that they can manage their anger and other strong feelings, and that theyandrsquo;re capable of positive, loving actionsandmdash;like playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, taking care, and much more. Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters.
This fresh edition of a Free Spirit classic presents charming new illustrations along with the familiar encouraging message of the original. Children learn that violence is never okay and that they can manage their anger. Full color.
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“The simple but important message…helps children understand that they have the power to choose not to hurt people.” —Teaching Tolerance
“Imagine raising your kids without the help of Goodnight Moon or Is Your Mama a Llama? or Hands Are Not for Hitting.”—Jennifer Garner, actress, Save the Children ambassador
“Offers youngsters an alternative to hitting and other forms of hurtful behavior, guiding them to a more peaceful and positive outcome in their dealings with other children.”—School Library Journal
“Highly recommended...ideal ‘read aloud’ book for parents and care givers.”—Midwest Book Review
“This is a great book to have in your personal collection whether you are a parent, teacher, or caregiver, and an excellent resource to refer to whenever your children or students need a reminder about calm and peaceful hands.”—Chasing Supermom blog
Parent Council® Selection
Parents' Choice Approved
Midwest Independent Publisher Award