Try a Little Kindness: A Guide to Being Better (Hardcover)

Try a Little Kindness: A Guide to Being Better By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
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Bestselling illustrator Henry Cole puts animals in sweet and humorous situations to demonstrate the importance of being kind!

In this funny picture book, bestselling illustrator Henry Cole shows kids different ways to be kind with his hysterical cartoon animal characters.Each page features a different way to be a good person, like using proper manners, telling someone they are special, or sharing a treat! The text is accompanied by two or three related vignettes of different animals giving examples of ways to be good. And in one illustration out of each set, one animal (like a cat peering into a fishbowl!) may not be doing the best job of being kind!The animal characters and simple text will help readers learn the importance of kindness in a fun way with lots of kid appeal. Our animal friends will show youExactly how it is doneMake sure to look closelyKindness can be very FUN!

About the Author

Henry Cole was an adored elementary-school science teacher for sixteen years. He has since illustrated over 150 popular books (some of which he has also authored), including his wordless Forever Home, award-winning picture book Unspoken, which was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book, and his book One Little Bag, which was also named an ALA Notable Book, and received three starred reviews. He lives in Florida. To find out more about Henry, go to

Praise For…

Praise for Try a Little Kindness:"In a world where kindness and empathy are lacking, this string of actionable advice is enough to get the wheels turning." -- Kirkus
Product Details
ISBN: 9781338256413
ISBN-10: 1338256416
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: October 30th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English