Book size is 8-1/2 x 11 inches, softbound.
Children, ages 3 to 9, find the Kelly Bear books fun to read again and again. All children readily identify with the green bear who serves as a positive role model for children. (Over 275,000 books sold!)
Why do children LOVE Kelly Bear?
Kelly Bear shares his feelings and experiences FIRST and then asks children about their lives. This book is to be read by a parent, teacher, counselor, or other adult with a child or children.
After reading each question, children respond as though they are conversing with Kelly Bear, so it is easier for them to speak openly. When the adult listens carefully and repeats what the child says, the child feels valued and accepted. The resulting adult-child communication and bonding fosters the child's self-confidence. This book furthers children's environmental awareness and intellectual development.
This book teaches young children ways they can help care for our planet.
Kelly Bear Earth also emphasizes recycling and caring for animals. The book contains additional suggestions for helping children appreciate their natural world.