Author Shares Valuable Life's Lessons from a Turtle
Online PR News – 20-June-2018 – Houston, TX – Kids learn how to accept themselves for who they are in this touching tale about a turtle named Tobias who never ceases to complain about his cumbersome shell.
Authored by William K. Zimmer, "The Tale of a Turtle Who Learned a Good Lesson," provides an example of self-acceptance and change for the better.
If you want to teach your child the value of accepting and liking themselves, "The Tale of a Turtle Who Learned a Good Lesson" will help you get started.
A box turtle Tobias who is always complaining about carrying his heavy shell while admiring the agility of lizards, befriends Lumpy, a toad. Persuaded by his friend how lucky he is, Toby remains unconvinced. Even when his shell saves Lumpy from a snake, Tobias continues to complain. A crafty vulture takes advantage of the turtle s discontent and convinces Tobias that if he meets the change monster, he will be freed from his shell. Lumpy comes to the rescue just in time to push his friend out of the way of an eighteen-wheeler, foiling the vulture's plan. Lumpy and Tobias return home after Tobias experiences a bad dream involving the snake. Tobias learns to like himself and is grateful for both his friend Lumpy and his shell.
The book gives its readers the heightened feeling of surety that one can positively reframe many things in life by realistically seeing oneself, accepting what is seen and feeling grateful for being unique.
About the Author:
William K. Zimmer is a retired Immigration Judge living in Houston, Texas. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and a law degree from the South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. He has written this story to provide an opportunity for parents and children to communicate and interact with each other by reading together and discussing subjects suggested as the story unfolds.
Age Range: 1 - 12 years
Grade Level: Kindergarten - 6
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: AuthorCentrix, Inc. (January 16, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 11 inches