Author(s): Nancy Loewen
Duke's Tail wag-wag-wags. 'He's telling us thank you for walking him,' says Mummy.
Did you know that children as young as one or two are capable of complex feelings? A Thank You Walk helps develop gratitude in children, and is part of Bright Start, a new series of board books that nurtures emotional intelligence. With parental guidance from a child psychologist included, Bright Start introduces and nurtures the emotional qualities that children need to develop and grow. After all, doesn't every child deserve a bright start in life?
Helps to develop gratitude in small children and is part of Bright Start, a touching new series of board books that combine sweet stories with charming illustrations to nurture emotional intelligence.
Nancy Loewen is an award-winning author who has written over 130 fiction and nonfiction titles for children and young adults, including Baby Wants Mama, Do I Have To?: Kids Talk About Responsibility and Scarlett the Cat to the Rescue: Fire Hero. She received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers for her Writers Toolbox series. Her book The Last Day of Kindergarten is a Scholastic Book Club bestseller and a Minnesota Book Award Finalist. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Hamlin University, St. Paul, and lives in the Twin Cities. Learn more at www.nancyloewen.net.
Hazel Michelle Quintanilla is an award-winning illustrator from El Salvador. She has a degree in Graphic Design from Matias Delgado University in San Salvador and has over ten years experience working with advertising agencies. Hazel has been passionate about illustration since childhood, leading her to master a wide variety of media. She lives in Guatemala with her husband and their three cute dogs.