The Best Worst Day Ever

A Children's Book That Inspires a Positive Mindset for Ages 4-8

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Pub Date 10 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 06 Nov 2022

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Description

A FUN “What happens next?” story about:

A normally happy little girl who is having a day full of ups and downs. As each “awful” event leads to something amazing, she wonders if today has been the worst day ever, or the best day ever.

Teach kids to be grateful and say:

“I can’t believe that really happened to me. But… I’m glad it happened because it led me to something amazing!”

Find a hidden smile on each page :)

Children and parents will love this book because they can relate to each situation.

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A FUN “What happens next?” story about:

A normally happy little girl who is having a day full of ups and downs. As each “awful” event leads to something amazing, she wonders if today has been the...


Advance Praise

B.C. Stephan spreads the message of positive thinking and how it can bring us unforeseen gifts…that will warm your heart and leave you with a smile.” -Deka

B.C. Stephan spreads the message of positive thinking and how it can bring us unforeseen gifts…that will warm your heart and leave you with a smile.” -Deka


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ISBN 9781958958025
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A young girl shares moments from her best worst day ever and realizes that the things that she thought would be the worst, actually turned out to be the best. I loved the overall message of the power of positive thinking. I also felt that it was important that the girl could recognize and acknowledge when she felt sad or upset when bad things happened. I think this is a wonderful book to help illustrate emotions to young children while helping them turn sour moments into sweet ones. I also enjoyed the cartoon-like illustrations.

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Even youngsters get depressed and low at times, so this book was just the ticket for putting a positive spin on things.
One thing I was not too keen on was the keeping of the found cash. It would have made more sense to show some honesty and hand it in. That could have been a show of positivity and could have been something of a feel-good factor.
Illustrations were good, and the positive vibes would help most parents and carers with children when they were at their lowest ebb.
And as the description pointed out, children and parents will love this book because they can relate to each situation.

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Very clever little book about finding the good in everything. As the girl travels throughout her day, the worst things ever happen, but are immediately followed by the best. Great perspective for little readers!

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This was a fun book about a little girl turning the worst things into the best things. I think it will help kids find the silver lining. The illustrations were very cute and my kids liked it.

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I love how The Best Worst Day Ever shows a positive side to negative events. This is a great way to teach kids how to be positive! I also loved the illustrations and how colorful they are!

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This was a clever story that teaches children the importance of positive thinking. As adults, it's important to teach the children in our lives to always look for the good, even when they think it's the worst day. Great book!

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This book was a smart way to show kids how to look on the bright side and find the positives in every day. A little girl is thinking through her day and all of the unfortunate things that happened to her. Every time a worst thing ever happens, it is quickly followed by a silver lining in the form of a best thing ever. At the end of the day she declares it the best worst day ever for all the good and bad it included. My kids enjoyed this book!

Thanks to NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for the ARC in exchange for my honest opinion.

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The Best Worst Day Ever
A Children's Book That Inspires a Positive Mindset for Ages 4-8
by B.C. Stephan
Oh no the WiFi has went off and we can't even watch TV as its turned black. The little girl keeps having things go wrong for her during the day then landing in some fun place to continue her adventure.
My son who 5 found this a good read and enjoyed reading this book out loud.
The illustrations are very simple and cute they follow the story each step of the way. I enjoyed how this book has a massive emphasis on the postive Mindset even when things don't go to plan.



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A little girl shares her experiences of the best worst day in her life. The story comes in first-person narration with 2-3 lines of text on each page. The essence of the book is to look at the silver lining and realize that there will be something good even in the worst situations.
The writing is straightforward for kids to read and enjoy. I’m sure they’ll relate to most incidents in the book. A lot of it is chance and coincidence, but hey, kiddo books have the right to simplify a few things. Life is hard as it is.
The illustrations have a light touch and are cute. The watercolors are done with a deft yet casual hand. They reminded me of the comics with those goofy expressions. Kids look rather sweet when they smile that way. The words best and worst are highlighted on each page for little ones to easily understand the content.
To summarize, The Best Worst Day Ever is a sweet book about realizing that things can be good even if they seem bad.
I received an ARC from NetGalley and BooksGoSocial and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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I absolutely loved this book. So positive. perfect for kids. I loved the writing. It was so cool. The illustrations were not bad. This is a good book for kids of all ages. I like how it teaches us to see the silver lining in life. Thank you for the free issue for a fair review.

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This story was an absolute delight to read from the first page to the last. A tale about little people handling big emotions, the author does a fabulous job making sure young readers understand their feelings are valid and that there are ups and downs in life. The main lesson is all about looking for the silver lining and trying to stay positive even in challenging situations.

This story was entertaining and educational, which can be a tricky balance to maintain in a children’s book, and I will be suggesting it to teachers whenever possible. Mental health is such a critical part of childhood that often gets overlooked. Incorporating social and emotional education into children's picture books is a tried and true way to teach an important life skill in a way that is fun. This would be an amazing addition for classroom libraries, counselling offices and more.

This story was adorably illustrated. The text was simple, making it an easy read for a budding young reader, but the simplicity of the words did not undermine or detract from the power and importance of the message behind them. There are many parts that will make for excellent discussion points, such as what makes us upset, how we handle things when they don't go our way, feeling disappointed or jealous and moving forward after something doesn't go according to plan. This can be used in lessons about coping skills as well as character and life skills.

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The Best Worst Day Ever by B.C. Stephan 5/5
This was such a great story to read. It allowed me the chance to show my littles that even when something bad happens, we are able to find something just as good. Such a positive view which is perfect for kids. I enjoyed the writing style. The illustrations are adorable and light, and the message is loud and clear. This is a great story, and I would recommend it.
I received an ARC from NetGalley and BooksGoSocial and am voluntarily leaving a review.

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I received a complimentary copy from the publisher and all opinions expressed are entirely my own.

This is my first B.C Stephan book and I look forward to reading more books. It follows a young girl that is the life of a party who is having a day full of ups and downs. I enjoyed watching her navigate 'bad things happening' that are followed with good things happening. I believe every child will enjoy this page turner. This book is a reminder on how good things can happen even during a storm. Highly recommend

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Thank you NetGalley and Books Go Social for making this book available to read now.

Talk about finding the silver lining in all the things. Super sweet story about great things from the bad things. I hope the overall message gets through to children. I hope they also realize finding money doesn’t always happen, as grand as that would be.
This story also reminded me of my own best worst/ worst best day. That’s heartwarming.

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This was a very cute book that shows you can have a bad moments throughout the day but it can still be the best day overall. My daughter enjoyed this book and it was cute to see what came next.

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This was a really cute book with cute illustrations.

My son is seven years old and he said he rates it 12 out of five stars. So that’s a glowing endorsement.

I enjoyed reading it to him and I liked how it turned every negative into a positive and looking on the bright side was a major theme in this book.

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wow it's actually so nice. this book illustrated how positive mindset works, how in every bad thing that happened to us there's actually good thing following behind if you look closely. I loved it.

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YES! That's what I'm talking about seeing the good even in the bad days. This book teaches us about optimism. I want to read more books like this. Great choice for everyone.

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This quick read has a girl go through her day and realise how it was full of ups and down, swings are roundabouts – losing this meant finding that, having that accident caused this bit of fortune, and so on. It's a good idea to have that mindset, it seems, that 'all things shall pass' with all things definitely meaning the good luck as well as the bad. And if we can see a silver lining to all clouds, we should be better able to just get on with life. Simple, pastel-heavy art shows the charm of the piece, if it can get to feel a little too repetitive with it's this-but-this-then-but-this storyline.

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This was such a cute book about making the best out of everything. It’s a great lesson for kids, that sometimes bad things happen, but sometimes it leads to better things. My four year old really enjoyed this book. After we finished this book, she started telling me about times something happened that made her sad, but later turned out to be okay in the end. This is definitely a book I would recommend to friends with young children!

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This is a great book for people of all ages! The author’s presentation on how attitude is determined by perspective is something that needs to be emphasized today.We all know people who have the “glass is half-empty” viewpoint.

While the book is written for children, having the story delivered in a read-aloud way would allow the reader to also gain the lesson this book is teaching. Thanks to the author for the efforts made to deliver this timely reminder. This is definitely a book that would work as a personal purchase or as a gift.

I am grateful to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to voluntarily read and review this
Advanced Reader’s Copy. However, the comments and thoughts I have expressed are my own.

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The Best Worst Day Ever is a perfect book to show us the power of positive thinking. The fun thing about this book also the hidden smiles for each page

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When I was growing up there I had the Alexander’s bad day book (you know the one with the long title). I feel like this could be my daughters version of that but I love that all of the bad situations have positive reframes. That’s a strong message to send to kids! Only part I didn’t love is the finding money and using it to get a toy they wanted - not sure that message is in line with the rest of the book.

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A fun picture book about how situations can be the best and worst, sometimes leading one into the other.

I felt like this story did a really good job of showing perspective to younger readers, especially when it comes to finding good within the bad.

Thank you to Netgalley and BooksGoSocial for the opportunity to read and review.

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Adorable short read about turning around the “bad” and making it “good”! Great way to teach kids that sometimes things don’t go our way because there’s something better on the horizon.

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I thought that this was a lovely book and it was on that I enjoyed reading with my 5 and 7 year old nephews at bedtime.

The book was really positive and I loved the view that you can find the positives in everything throughout.

I thought that the book was well written and fun too.

The illustrations were really lovely and worked well with the storytelling

It is 5 stars from us for this one – very highly recommended

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We often get stuck on a bad moment becoming a bad day. I love bold that help teach a different o dart. This is a book I will add to my collection and read to my students.

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Super cute book for little ones! It shows them even if bad things happen to try and see the good in them. The illustrations were cute.

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