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Always Be Nice – 10 lessons in kindness, revised edition

always be niceAlways be Nice is a short book for young children promoting kindness and manners and can be used as an early reader. The book is perfect for building confidence in reading with only 28 words most of which are simple words. This book also teaches kids ten important lessons about being kind to others.

Each lesson is introduced by an animal with a name that uses alliteration, eg Gerty Goat, Wally Walrus. These animals are a feature of Free Kids Books’ life lessons sight words series: FKB Be Nice series. All books are available in Creative Commons – CC-BY-SA-NC, as a pdf download, read online, and in an editable form too – which allows users to build on this resource, create lesson materials, or even create new resources to share (must also be released as CC). Editable books can be a good way to teach older children editing, formatting, and writing skills, to create their own books in the same style, please do share them with us if you do!

Here is the editable version of this book: Always Be Nice odg File

This edition has been revised from the original 2016 edition, with new improved illustrations provided by Zehnya Bruckert.

Note – these books are created using open office draw (.odg), since, for picture-based books this format works much better, images and text can be interplayed on each page and don’t scroll. OpenOffice is a free program available at https://www.openoffice.org. The main text is in Open Dyslexic which can help dyslexic learners, you will need to install this font to see the file correctly, this is available at https://opendyslexic.org/.

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See all the books in the FKB Be Nice Series here: https://freekidsbooks.org/tag/be-nice/

Main Text from Always Be Nice:

Always be nice.
Be kind to others.
Don’t let others feel left out.
Think about others’ feelings.
Don’t be mean.
Use kind words.
Help out when you can.
Sharing is Caring
Always say “Please”.
Don’t forget “Thank-you”.

The book includes some activities for children to think about behaviour at the end.

See all the books in the Be Nice series here: https://freekidsbooks.org/tag/be-nice/

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  • This is my favorite book.

     
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    Thank you

     
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