Blossom and Bud live in Mr. Baxter's flower shop, among plants of every imaginable size, color, and shape. Blossom doesn't like how tall she is and tries to hide her height. Bud doesn't like how he looks, so he tries to force his flower to bloom. But Mr. Baxter thinks they are just right, as they are, and has a special role for each of them. This story will help kids love themselves all around, no matter their shape or size. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers about nurturing a positive body image in children. This new story is from the author of the popular books that feature Bentley the bee, Bee Still: An Invitation to Meditation, Be Heartful: Spread Loving Kindness, and Bee Calm: The Buzz on Yoga, as well as Snitchy Witch, Did You Hear? A Story about Gossip, A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness, Don't Put Yourself Down in Circus Town: A Story about Self-Confidence, and Sally Sore Loser: A Story About Winning and Losing.
About the Author
Frank J. Sileo, PhD, is a New Jersey licensed psychologist and the founder and executive director of The Center for Psychological Enhancement in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Dr. Sileo works with children, adolescents, adults and families. He is consistently recognized as one of New Jersey's top kids' doctors. Dr. Sileo is the author of 11 other award-winning children's books that have been translated into four languages. His recently published parenting book deals with parenting chronic medically ill children. He speaks across the country, is published in psychological journals, and is quoted frequently in the media. Visit drfranksileo.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @DrFrankSileo. Brittany Lakin is an illustrator and designer whose achievements include placing Top 25 of Pictoplasma's Face Off and being shortlisted for the Templar Illustration Prize. She lives in the UK. Visit brittanyelakin.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @BrittanyELakin.