Hugo is a little starfish. He finds his life dull. Tired of feeling sad, one day he sets off to find happiness. After much searching, he discovers something that makes his heart do a somersault! Sharing with others is the only thing that makes him truly happy; all other things just made him feel better for a little while
Adults strive to teach children to share within their communities. Encouraging children to give teaches them empathy, as well as a sense of social responsibility. Children can feel empowered by giving and sharing with others.
Believing that happiness can be learned, feelings can be understood and that building character based on positive attitude leads to happy, content, se;f-confident and successful human beings, Suzy Liebermann has created this exciting series of charming books about HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH.
The series of books on character education aims to help educate children about their feelings. their attitude, their choices and the consequences that follow and includes and introduction to Spanish language, lesson of character, ecological alertness and life skills - all amid a backdrop of a colorful island and mystical underwater world.
About the author:
Suzy Liebermann - a German born linguist - now living in USA - has travels the world in pursuit of language, art, and culture. Having found it, she now shares it with the world's teachers, parents, and children through educational literature. Leveraging her decades of global experience teaching in German, Spanish, French, and English she wrote the exciting series of HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH to help educate children about their feelings, their attitude, their choices and the consequences that follow.
|Mr. O reading to Mr. C. They are both very engaged!|
|Mr. O's drawing. He's asking his friend to play with legos to cheer him up.|
|Mr. R's drawing. After hearing that his brother was offering to play with legos,|
he drew a picture offering to build towers with his little brother.