Learning to be who we are is one of the primary goals of childhood, but it can be difficult especially when others' expectations do not fit what we know about ourselves. Red, A Crayon's Story is a perfect read when your child tells you she doesn't fit with others - or when your child talks about another child who is different. As you read aloud, your child will interrupt to tell you that the crayon is named incorrectly and may even express frustration that the other crayons don't see it!
Teaching our children to see and admire others' differences is a tall order and the best way we can do this is to see and love all the ways our child is unique.
Hall is the creator of several acclaimed picture books for children, including Frankencrayon, My Heart Is Like a Zoo, Perfect Square, and It's an Orange Aardvark!
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