Show Young Children The Importance—And Pleasures—Of Sharing
In this tale about sharing and friendship, sweetly told and illustrated by Carolina Rabei, Crunch the guinea pig adamantly refuses to share his food with Cheddar the mouse. But then Crunch finds himself so worried about the poor mouse that he can’t enjoy his own feast, so he is compelled to set out from the safety of his hutch to find him.
- Model The Importance Of Sharing: Sharing is a key social skill that can be difficult for many young children to master. Crunch the guinea pig has trouble sharing, but learns that giving up some of what you have can get you something even more important: friendship.
- A Story Of Empathy: Like many young children, Crunch the guinea pig has trouble sharing. He doesn’t want to give any of his food to Cheddar the mouse, who offers a hug in exchange for a bite to eat. But later Crunch empathizes with the hungry mouse. He worries about the poor creature out on his own facing hunger and danger. Eventually, his concern for Cheddar leads Crunch to an important discovery…and a new friend.
Show young children that sharing has benefits for both parties with this sweet story of Crunch the guinea pig.
- 1 softcover book
- Size: 10" by 10"
- 36 pages