By Kim Groshek for The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 30, 2009
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Bug’s Trip to the Store
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Paperback: 36 pages
Publisher: Eloquent Books (November 16, 2009)
A “Bug” Teaches Children the Importance of Never Giving Up…Even When Things Seem Too Difficult.
In this day and age, it takes resiliency, courage and creativity to work through the many changes that are coming our way. Find out how one Volkswagen beetle faces his many challenges on the way to the store.
In life, children and adults both face obstacles that can cause fear and anxiety. Bug’s Trip to the Store reminds us that through hard times and difficulties, we can all learn important lessons to help us become stronger in the process. It also reminds us how to make every day an adventure, while overcoming that particular day’s obstacles.
Bug’s Trip to the Store is told in creative rhythms and rhymes and strong imagery that entertain and teach lessons through Bug, an adventurous, energetic Volkswagen. As Bug tries to get to his final destination, he’s met with one challenge after another. By overcoming each obstacle with determination and courage, Bug soon demonstrates how patience and hard work can truly make all the difference in the world!
Boys, girls, young and old alike will enjoy these delightful stories that demonstrate Bug’s persistence during his journey and the inspiration that comes from never giving up.
About the Author: Author K.M. Groshek is an executive, life, health & fitness coach, marathon runner, writer and artist. Bug’s Trip to the Store is the first book in her Bug’s Adventure series. She incorporates her life’s experiences in her work.
Bug’s Trip to The Store is a fantastic book that shows children they can achieve their dreams with hard work and perseverance. The author shows children it’s okay to be frightened, but fear can be conquered. The story of Bug and how he overcomes his fears to reach his goal is told in encouraging and clever rhymes that don’t talk down to children. Looking forward to Bug’s next adventure and life lesson. – Mary Lowisz, Registered Nurse
“This sweet and beautifully illustrated book teaches children to deal with their fears. It encourages them to meet their fear, calm themselves down, and stay focused on their intention while remaining kind to themselves and others.” –Susan Piver, Author of How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life and The Wisdom of a Broken Heart
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