A Happy Hat by Cecil Kim
  

A Happy Hat

Written by Cecil Kim
Illustrated by Joo-Kyung Kim

Synopsis

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. Joo-Kyung Kim studied design at university and is now working as a children's book illustrator. She was a runner-up in the 15th and 16th Noma International Concours for Picture Book Illustration. Kim continues to work hard writing and illustrating so that children can enjoy more fun and entertaining stories. Among her other published works are Red Goblin, Tell Me About Cells; Star Family Takes Off on a Journey of the Solar System; and The Three Musketeers of Goguryo Pyungyang-Sung.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Cecil Kim
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Publisher

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

Publication date

16th September 2013

ISBN

9781433813382


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