Shawn is the older brother who likes to torment his younger siblings. The children just want him to ‘go away’. Then one day, Shawn is in a car accident that leaves him immobile, and unable to eat on his own or talk.
I would like to dedicate this book to the hearing-impaired children of the world, but particularly to those children I have had the pleasure of working with in Canada, Vietnam, Kuwait, England and most recently Saudi Arabia.
In the freezing cold of winter, a tiny kitten lies shivering in wait. A mere eight weeks old, she is curled up, behind the wheel of a car. All she wants is someone to love her. Kydee is an adorable little kitten who finds a wonderful home after a rough beginning.
Petra is a pencil with flaws who spends her days alone in the pencil box waiting for the day she can draw. One day the pencil box gets knocked over and she finds herself on paper for the first time drawing her love, pizza!
Wadee is a warthog who loves to frolic and play with his friends. Every night, as the shadow of darkness creeps across the South African savannah, he curls up with his family and falls asleep.
Anand is a little Mongolian boy who is attending an English-speaking school for the first time. What a scary experience! With time, practice, and support from his caring teachers, he gradually learns the language and things do get better.
Colin isn’t sure he wants a bath, but when Mama insists with a stern warning NOT to pull that plug…or he will go down the drain with the water….what will Colin do?