Cocorina the hen takes her chicks to school every day, but they are not happy when the teacher and some pupils say unkind and untrue things about them and others, until their mother suggests better ideas and brews some magical changes.
When Julia's bird, Trino Rojo, hears her mother telling her to brush her teeth, he decides that since he cares about his health he should clean his teeth, too, so he asks other animals how creatures like them care for their teeth.
"There are places that remind us of happy moments. Zoe, a little girl who has to flee from her city with her family because of a war, remembers them before she leaves. She uses them to draw a 'map of good memories,' knowing that they will always be with her."--
"The day that Miss Dragonfly asked her pupils to draw an elephant, Ladybug surprised everyone by drawing a giant ball of fluff. All the forest animals were worried: why would she have done something like that? "--Back cover.
Danny loves music, Molly loves painting, and Marcus loves writing. And they all love playing together. But there's something worrying them: they'll soon be moving to a new house. "Child's play" is a tale of love, dedicated to creativity, to change, and to all of the children who have had to leave their home countries in search of a brighter future.
"Kalak lives with his family in a part of the world where nests are old, the roofs are all damaged, the earth is dry, and there is never enough food. One day, they decide to leave everything behind, and fly off to a new part of the world..."--Back cover.
Mr. Yes could do a lot of different, funny things but he'd never learned how to say no. Even though it made him unhappy, he would reluctantly agree to do things because he would say yes even though he really wanted to say no. One day, the unexpected happened and Mr. Yes found a powerful, new voice. So what about you? Have you ever smiled and said yes when what you really wanted to say was no? This is a fun story for readers of all ages about the importance...
Mohesiwä's wishes take shape in the jungle where he lives and plays. Amunet smiles as she thinks about her future. Juana daydreams when she cleans car windshields and, on the other side of the world, Anja and her brother Tovo search amongst mounds of trash, without ever losing sight of their dreams. The boys and girls in these short stories fly their kites and dream of a better world. Grab on to its string and join them as you fly away with the Kite...