From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Spencer Johnson comes a wonderful new kind of children’s story, the Imaginography, imaginative biographies—stories of real people and real events—told in a fun new way that children find irresistible.
In these Imaginographies, youngsters get to imagine how famous people from history might have listened to themselves—to their True Voice, that voice inside each of us that gives us our best thoughts. And by example, children are encouraged to listen to their own True Voice and act on it.
Based on the original stories, which sold more than 10 million hardcover copies, these new ValueTales® have been reimagined and reillustrated to appeal to a new generation of children. Whether you’re an adult who grew up with the original ValueTales® or you’re discovering them for the first time, you’ll enjoy sharing these universal values and helping children grow into good people—one story at a time.
Included stories: THE VALUE OF BELIEVING IN YOURSELF Louis Pasteur THE VALUE OF HELPING Harriet Tubman THE VALUE OF HONESTY Confucius THE VALUE OF DETERMINATION Helen Keller THE VALUE OF HUMOR Will Rogers
Spencer Johnson M.D. is one of the world's most respected thinkers. He gained international acclaim with his brilliant books Who Moved My Cheese? and The One Minute Manager. He has served as Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School and has captured the attention of major media around the world. Over forty million copies of his books have been read in more than forty-five languages. Spencer Johnson lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Dan Andreasen is the illustrator of numerous picture books, including By the Dawn’s Early Light: The Story of the Star-Spangled Banner by Steven Kroll, which was named an ABA Kids’ Pick of the Lists and a Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; A Quiet Place by Douglas Wood; and Sailor Boy Jig by Margaret Wise Brown. He has also authored several picture books, including With a Little Help from Daddy and A Special Day for Mommy. Dan lives with his family in Medina, Ohio.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (October 19, 2010)
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