Dandelion: The Extraordinary Life of a Misfit
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Dandelion: The Extraordinary Life of a Misfit

3.9 of 5 stars 3.90  ·  rating details  ·  60 ratings  ·  12 reviews
An uplifting story about finding your "purpose" and harnessing life's magic.
Paperback, 197 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Totally Unique Thoughts (first published 1994)
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Nikki
Over age 11? Try these self-esteem boosters instead of reading Dandelion.

* Read The Secret. I haven't, but I hear it's for grownups.

* Ask your mom/dad/kids/significant other/neighbor/barista--anyone--for a hug.

* Pull a Stuart Smalley. Look in the mirror and say, "I'm good enough. I'm smart enough. And doggone it, people like me."

* Go see your shrink. (S)he's paid to listen, and in no danger of being sent out to pasture or to a glue factory.

* Have a glass of wine, chill out, and know it could be...more
treehugger
Nov 20, 2007 treehugger added it
Recommends it for: people who like a good quick read with an important message
Shelves: spiritual, own_it
This is written by the mother of one of the teachers in "The Secret". He's a pretty neat guy judging from his "Notes from the Universe" and she is on the same wavelength. Very quick story good for kids or adults about valuing and honoring yourself, regardless of how different you are from how society thinks you should be.
Dorothy
Excellent book for tweens or even teens who might be hooked by their love of horses, however, the message is ageless.
Susan
Definitely for children. I would have loved it if I were 9 or so and wish I *had* read it then. But it is just too simplistic for this adult.
Sierra Sheets
This book showed me courage and happiness even in the small things! It is an amazing book which I would give to everyone if I could!
Karen Hart
Excellent! It carries you softly and touches you deeply and makes you want more. I would definitely recommend this story.
Laurel
Mar 20, 2009 Laurel rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Laurel by: TUT book list
Shelves: 2008-read
This is a short 162 page book story of a misfit horse who found her place in the world. Sweet inspiring motivating book
Marty
Short and easy to read. Really good example for finding yourself and being happy where you are.
Tink
Great perspective on life and how to improve yourattitude to increase your happiness
Ann Panah
A good reminder to look for the good in life. I love a nice horse story!
Emily Tychek
What a gem of a book - self-esteem reminder!
Rose Marie
Good children's book.
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