How to be Happy is a short simple book for young children and beginner ESL reader, promoting values of appreciation and giving, and can be used as an early reader. The book is perfect for building confidence in reading with only 25 words most of which are simple words. This book also teaches kids ten important life lessons and there are exercises at the end which can be used for classroom life lessons/health education or home school exercises.
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.
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Here is the editable version of this book: How to be Happy odg File
Note – these books are created using open office draw, 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 font used is open dyslexic – also available free here https://opendyslexic.org/download.
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Text from How to Be Happy:
Worry less; Dance more!
Take less; Give more!
Consume less; Create more!
Frown less, Smile more!
Talk less; Listen more!
Fear less; Try more!
Judge less; Accept more!
Watch less; Do more!
Complain less; Appreciate more!
Always be nice.
The book includes some activities for children to think about behaviour at the end.
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