Pinky Promise: A Book About Telling The Truth (Teach Your Children Well Series)

Summary:

Madison discovers that it feels much better to tell the truth than to lie to her parents.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This is a great book that gently touches on the importance of telling the truth. It is a good psychological look at how lies affect the teller.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our preschooler asked questions and tried to guess what would happen.

Parent Reaction

This book was very readable, repeatedly so, and brought out fresh conversation each time.

Type of Book:
This is a read-together book that uses a common situation to open family discussion and thought.
Educational Themes:

Lying is confronted in a gentle and non-accusatory manner, making it easy--and creating "neutral" ground--for talking with kids.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
Read with 3½-year-old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. Use this book before your child picks up the lying habit.

Title Pinky Promise: A Book About Telling the Truth
About

Teach Your Children Well

Author Vanita Braver, MD
Publisher Child & Family Press © 2004
Illustrators Cary Pillo
ISBN 0878688935
Material Hard Cover
Cost $8.95
Genres Family, Life Lessons
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