EVERY LITTLE KINDNESS, by Marta Bartolj, Chronicle Books, Oct. 12, 2021, Hardcover, $17.99 (ages 5-8)
Every Little Kindness, by Marta Bartoli, celebrates all the little acts that can make a big difference.
When one act of kindness sparks another, anything is possible! As a girl searches for her lost dog, a simple act of generosity ripples into a wave of good deeds. In the course of a single day, each considerate action weaves lives together and transforms a neighborhood for the better. —Synopsis provided by Chronicle Books
The theme at my daughter’s school this year is Choose Kindness, and this book is a perfect example of what that choice can do.
Every Little Kindness plays out through illustrations, and that’s just the way it should be. This allows readers to provide their own text, and that can change with every reading. This beautifully rendered story shows how small kindnesses can blossom, creating a connection among strangers and community.
This lovely book should be part of everyone’s library. The publisher’s suggested age range is 5-8, but I think it will resonate with 4-year-olds, too.
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