Teaching our grandchildren to be grateful for what they have is an important step in making them realize how lucky they are. Sure, things can be better, but if we teach them to be thankful they will be happier and more content.
With this goal in mind, author Carol Gordon Ekster created Before I Sleep: I Say Thank You.
Before I Sleep: I Say Thank You
This story is about a little boy whose favorite part of the day is tuck-in-time. He goes through his nightly routine with his mom, and then he says five things he is grateful for. The book offers a kid-friendly way to teach small children how to examine their conscience at the end of the day and offers a lovely way to start a habit of gratitude.
It was a finalist for an ACP Excellence in Publishing Awards 2016 in the children’s category and won 3rd place in the Catholic Press Association Book Awards 2016 in the children’s category. The book can make the world a sweeter place with happier healthier children.
About the Author
When not working on her books, Carol spends time doing yoga, reading, and bike riding. She is also the author of Where Am I Sleeping Tonight? (A Story of Divorce) and Ruth the Sleuth and the Messy Room. Her first e-book, Hip Hopping Books, came out spring 2015 as part of a digital library with Schoolwide, Inc. And a new picture book, You Know What?, came out first in Dutch (Mama, Wist Je Dat?), December 2016 with Clavis Books, and the English version will follow September 2017.Carol Gordon Ekster was a passionate elementary school teacher for thirty-five years. Now retired, Carol is grateful that her writing allows her to continue communicating with children. She lives in Andover, MA with her husband Mark.
You can follow Carol on her website – Carol Gorden Ekster