A Happy Hat by Cecil Kim

A Happy Hat

Written by Cecil Kim
Illustrated by Joo-Kyung Kim


A Happy Hat by Cecil Kim

I am a hat. I am worn out here and there. I have a few holes, and even a few weeds sticking out. But I am still very much a hat. A very happy hat. I have lots of stories to tell. A Happy Hat is a sweet and upbeat tale of resilience, optimism, and hope. The life story of a hat - a very happy hat - and its various owners illustrates how dealing with disappointments and stressful situations is crucial to one's well-being. A Note to Parents written by psychologist Mary Lamia, PhD, discusses the importance of helping your child recover from adversity and encouraging a hopeful attitude. Additional tips and strategies from APA's Resilience Guide for Parents & Teachers are also included.

About the Author

Cecil Kim studied child psychology in her undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She has worked in psychological treatment for children and is currently reaching out to more children and their hopes and dreams through picture books. Her other works include Crybaby Cloud; Embarrassment, Go Away; and Let's Wash Hands First.

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32 pages


Cecil Kim
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Magination Press, (American Psychological Association) an imprint of American Psychological Association

Publication date

30th September 2013



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