Good Morning, I Love You, Violet!
by Shauna Shapiro, PhD
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Pub Date 24 Oct 2023 | Archive Date 27 Oct 2023
Sounds True Publishing, Sounds True
By saying “Good morning, I love you” to herself each day, a young girl changes her negative self-talk and embraces happiness.
When Violet and her classmates are taught to say “Good morning, I love you” to improve their happiness, she’s skeptical. How will saying she loves herself change anything? But with the encouragement of her friends and the kindness of her mother, Violet gives it a try. With it, she learns to counter her negative self-talk, embrace self-love, and feel genuinely happy.
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This is a book to teach positive thinking and how to practice positive affirmations. It has beautiful full color, full page illustrations and about 2-5 sentences per page. I would consider this a life skills and self care book suitable for a classroom or home library for students/kids around ages 4-8.
Even though the book is planned to be 32-pages long, the edition I was given to review is only 7 pages long, with the last page being the very first time Violet wakes up to tell herself "good morning, I love you." I am quite sure the final published edition will see Violet continue to practice her affirmations and will see a positive change in her point of view of herself. If this is the case, it would be a wonderful book. Since I can't see the full book now, I will review it as 4-stars for the part I saw and its theme, and will edit later. Pub date 10/24/23. 32 pages.
Thank you, Sounds True Publishing, and NetGalley, for providing an eARC for review consideration. All opinions expressed are my own.
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This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of a young girl who constantly puts herself down for her mistakes. When a guest speaker presents a lesson about positive self-talk to her class, she's skeptical and decides she won't do it. I only read a review copy of the first few pages, but my assumption is that the girl comes around and learns that positive self-talk is really good for a healthy mindset. The story is presented in a way that is relatable and fun. I look forward to reading the rest when it is released in Oct. of 2023.
First of all, I want to thank the author and NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. Good morning, I love you Violet! by Shauna Shapiro, PHD; Jennifer Adams is coming out on October 24, 2023.
This would be a wonderful book to add to your home or school library.
Such a positive reinforcement book to help kids love themselves. I would highly recommend this book. #GoodMorningILoveYouViolet #NetGalley
I received a complimentary copy from the publisher and all opinions expressed are entirely my own.
The book tells the story of Violet who wakes up on a chilly day , sits down to eat cereal but it's already soggy and forgets the answer to the class pop quiz . Her day keeps spiraling when she cannot stop a goal at soccer and then someone tells her that what she plants grows. It's a wonderful book about speaking positively to self at the beginning of the day.
Good Morning, I Love You, Violet! by Shauna Shapiro, PhD, is a wonderful story about learning to be kind to ourselves. We join Violet as she discovers the magic of saying something nice to herself each morning - 'Good morning, I love you.' At first, she isn't sure how it will help, but with the encouragement of her friends and the love from her mom, Violet gives it a try. The story shows how being kind to ourselves and using positive words can make us feel happier. Shauna Shapiro's storytelling is really good, and this book is a great read for kids, teaching them how important it is to love and be kind to who they are.
Violet is a little girl with a very mean inner voice. She often says unkind things to herself, and criticizes herself for failing to do something.
When Dr Freeman visits their school and offers a suggestion on how to plant seeds of kindness, the children react to the idea in different ways.
Xavier is more accepting of the concept than Violet, for example, mentioning that his father has taught him that what we focus on grows stronger.
Violet is more resistant, but as she gets into the habit of telling herself that she loves herself, she begins to see a difference in her attitude to life that is mirrored by differences in her life.
This little book uses cute illustrations and a simple message to encourage an important change in children's behaviour.
And since learning to love themselves is a wonderful lesson to learn early, I think that books like this should be recommended reading for all young kids. I wish someone had given me this book years ago!
This story teaches our little ones the power of positivity. When Violet's class is taught to start their day with a “Goodmorning, I love you” to themselves she finds out how something simple can change the whole day and your whole outlook. She struggles with m=negative feelings and finds it hard to believe that something so simple will change things. Her friends encourage her to try and she soon discovers how a little positivity can change things drastically. This is a wonderful book that is so well written to show our children how to be positive about themselves and ways to fight that negativity that often sneaks up on us. I love the illustrations, they are so colorful and vibrant and add to the positive outlook of this story. You will enjoy learning and reading with your little ones. We received this story as an ARC but it is a great one to add to your home library. It is especially wonderful to add to any early childhood classroom.