When I Smile: A Book of Kindness (Growing Hearts) (Hardcover)

When I Smile: A Book of Kindness (Growing Hearts) By Jo Witek, Christine Roussey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jo Witek, Christine Roussey (Illustrator)
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A sweet interactive picture book about all the things a smile can do, from author Jo Witek and illustrator Christine Roussey, the bestselling creators of In My Heart.

With charming text, bright full-color illustrations, and irresistible die-cut shapes that allow readers to peek through to the next page, When I Smile shows the power and gift of a smile.

One girl discusses the power of a smile and the many different smiles she gives to those around her throughout the day. There are soft, sleepy smiles that greet a new day; goofy smiles with her best friend; and even playful, supportive smiles, which help her sister when she’s feeling down.
The Growing Hearts series celebrates the milestones of a toddler’s emotional development, from overcoming fears and expressing feelings to welcoming new siblings.

Read them all!
Hello in There!: A Big Sister’s Book of Waiting
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings
Brave As Can Be: A Book of Courage
All My Treasures: A Book of Joy
In My Room: A Book of Creativity and Imagination
With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family
My Little Gifts: A Book of Sharing
My Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons
When I Smile: A Book of Kindness

About the Author

Jo Witek is the author of the Growing Hearts series, including In My Heart, Hello in There!, Brave as Can Be, All My Treasures, In My Room, With My Daddy, My Little Gifts, and My Tree and Me. She lives in France.

Christine Roussey is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the Growing Hearts series, My Lazy Cat, My Stinky Dog, and My Funny Bunny. She lives in Paris.

Praise For…

"Fans of the creators' In My Heart will smile on reading this one. Such a warm message might turn some frowns upside down."
— Kirkus

Product Details
ISBN: 9781419769160
ISBN-10: 1419769162
Publisher: Abrams Appleseed
Publication Date: November 14th, 2023
Pages: 30
Language: English
Series: Growing Hearts

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