Buckets, Dippers, and Lids is a well-constructed, inspirational self-help book for young readers. Carol McCloud offers practical tools and tips for happiness . . . Taking a clever and abstract approach to self-help, the book uses imaginary buckets, dippers, and lids to represent the tools that are necessary to attain and maintain happiness. The engaging, instructional text is also conversational and organized. Short, teachable statements are punctuated by questions related to challenging circumstances, including family issues like sibling rivalries and school issues like bullying. . . " - Anita Lock, Clarion/Foreword Reviews This bridge book release in the bestselling Bucket Fillers line takes the concept of bucket filling one step further by adding the idea that we also have an invisible lid. We "use our lid" to protect and keep the happiness inside our bucket. Offering charming illustrations with personified buckets, dippers, and lids, readers learn what gives happiness, what takes it away, and what protects it. This concrete concept helps children of all ages grow in understanding, kindness, self-control, resilience, empathy, and forgiveness. A valuable teaching tool for home, school, and life, this is a stand-alone or companion book to the other award-winning books by Bucket Fillers, Inc.
Publications by Bucket Fillers: ·Have You Filled a Bucket Today? ·Fill a Bucket ·Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness ·My Bucketfilling Journal ·Will You Fill My Bucket? ·Bucket Filling from A to Z ·Bucket Filling from A to Z Poster Set ·My Very Own Bucket Filling from A to Z Coloring Book ·BABY'S BUCKET Book
About the Author
Carol McCloud has captivated all ages and encouraged them to become daily bucket fillers since her first book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today?A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids, was published in 2006. Glenn Zimmer has been illustrating and designing books on bucket filling since 2013. Glenn is a seasoned art director and editorial illustrator. He currently serves on the faculty of Moore College of Art and Design in Pennsylvania.
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