Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Book Review - "A New Name for Worthless"

Looking for a way to talk to your child about empathy and compassion? Rocky Shepheard's book, "A New Name for Worthless: A Hero is Born" is a story that will help you do just that!

Worthless is a dog who slept through a break-in, so his master has him chained outside. Wishing that his master were his best friend, Worthless feels sad about this, but his best friends Sly Fox and Otto spend time with him and are truly the best friends that he could ever wish for. Wanting a better life for their friend, Sly Fox and Otto help him to find a new life and become known as something other than "Worthless."

This is a well-written children's book with beautiful illustrations. It is easy to read and understand and written so that it will be enjoyed by children. The story is told from the dog's point of view making it even more enjoyable for children to read. This will help children think about others and having compassion for others.

*I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.*

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