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I'm the Happiest

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  33 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Celebrate your differences with Raccoon in I'm the Happiest. This charming book combines colourful illustrations with heartwarming narrative, each with its own unique message.
Paperback, 24 pages
Published September 1st 2016 by QEB Publishing (first published July 1st 2013)
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Emma
Sep 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This story would be good for FS and KS1 children and shows that whilst everyone is different and has different traits/talents, everyone can also be happy for each other rather than jealous as this is nicer for everyone. This could be used in circle time or PSHE where they could think of positive things about each other and what makes each other happy. It could also be used to look at habitats as there are all different kinds of animals in the story, children could look at where they come from ...more
Janet Squires
May 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I’m The Happiest by Anna Shuttlewood takes a gentle look at a group of animal friends who find themselves at odds when they begin competing with each other.

There’s no denying the obvious when Giraffe claims to be the tallest, but it doesn’t stop Hedgehog, Pig, Frog, Sheep, Leopard, and a host of others from experiencing a twinge of jealousy. Only Raccoon is happy for Giraffe. Soon each one is laying claim to a favorite quality: spikiest, prettiest, greenest, curliest, spottiest, and so on. But
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Eriska
Feb 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If I was asked what is a good book to teach children not to be overwhelmed with the advantages of other children? The answer is:

"I'm the Happiest" by Anna Shuttlewood

When all the animals are jealous of each other for things like being tallest or prettiest, but Raccoon is just happy that each of them has the gift they are born with. Can animals learn to get along and be happy for each other?

Very Good, I personally highly recommend this book! There are many positive things kids can take from the
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LAWonder10
Nov 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is about a wonderfully positive little raccoon!

While may different animals boast and contend who is the best for whatever reasons, Raccoon is simply just happy for them!

This is a wonderful way to emphasize the importance of being happy, humble, and likable by allowing others to feel good about themselves . It also shows ways to avoid contention.

The the FUN, colorful illustrations are also done by this talented author.

I offer a solid Four Stars rating for this book.
*This was sent as a
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Glenn
Aug 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm the happiest is a wonderful phase to teach our young ones. Always be positive and happy for others when they have an unique talent that you don't have. A teaching tool for everyone. This is a very wonderful story with outstanding pictures. A sure favorite in a child's library. The back page has instructions on the next steps. I think it's awesome to be able to expand beyond the story told. Anan Shuttlewood hat's off to you!

I was given this book from QEB Publishing for a honest review.
Carol Jen
Cute story where all the animals are jealous of each other for things like being "tallest" or "prettiest" and Racoon is always happy for each of them and their individual talents and it turns out he is happiest :-)

Kit
Jul 06, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cute children's picture book about our best features and why everyone can be proud to be different.
Kylee
Nov 18, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an easy read for beginners. It has good competition in it and teaches kids to compromise, see the good in people, and learn to get along.
Rosie
Jun 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this Storytime series. Always a great go-to for storytime and classrooms read alouds. Great big colorful illustration and wonderful vocabulary. Good messages always. My kids love this series.
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im the fastest back home
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What is Raccoon's secret to happiness? Appreciation for diversity, difference, and dance.
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There is something unique about everyone. Although it doesn't have to be a visual characteristic.
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