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The perfect companion to Julia Cook's Bubble Gum Brain picture book.
Becoming is Better Than Being
Full of fun activities and questions meant to stretch brains and engage minds, the Bubble Gum Brain Activity and Idea Book will reinforce important growth mindset concepts in creative and memorable ways. Through hands-on activities and conversation starters, children will better understand the value of the Power of Yet, making great mistakes, and expecting the best from themselves.
Julia Cook, M.S. is a national award-winning children's author, counselor, and parenting expert. She has presented in thousands of schools nationally and internationally, regularly speaks at education and counseling conferences, and has published children's books on a wide range of character and social development topics. The goal behind Cook's work is to actively involve young people in fun, memorable stories and teach them to become lifelong problem solvers. Inspiration for her books comes from working with children and carefully listening to counselors, parents, and teachers, in order to stay on top of needs in the classroom and at home. Cook has the innate ability to enter the worldview of a child through storybooks, giving children both the what to say and the how to say it.Allison Valentine is an artist and illustrator who spends her time creating fun and colorful artwork from her Connecticut art studio. She has illustrated multiple children's books, including several of Julia Cook's previous books, and has also received the AEP (Association for Educational Publishers) Distinguished Achievement Award.Laurel Klaassen is a fantastic professional school counselor sharing her many talents with elementary students in Iowa.