{"id":8162805678317,"title":"Say Thank You? 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She has worked as a kindergarten teacher for over thirty years, and has been involved in children’s and women’s issues for the bulk of her adult life. Zeena lives in Los Angeles with her teenage daughter.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/zeena-pliska\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Zeena.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHazel Quintanilla, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;\" size=\"2\" face=\"Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif\" color=\"#000000\"\u003eHazel Quintanilla studied graphic design and illustration. She enjoys putting the bold colors and cute shapes living in her mind on paper. 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Say Thank You? (But Why?)


By: Zeena Pliska / Illustrated by: Hazel Quintanilla

They're helping you.

When Little Giraffe’s parents try to teach her to say, “Thank you,” she repeatedly asks, “Why?” It isn’t until her friends Zebra, Meerkat, and Monkey help her make a special dish for their community meal that she begins to understand the feeling of gratitude. When Little Giraffe feels a wonderful warm sensation in her heart, she truly begins to grasp the meaning of the words thank you.

Sweet and silly, Chicken Soup for the Soul Babies imparts good values through heartwarming and humourous stories to help little ones put their best foot forward.

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Zeena Pliska, author

Zeena Pliska is a Filipino-Egyptian author, educator, and blogger. She has worked as a kindergarten teacher for over thirty years, and has been involved in children’s and women’s issues for the bulk of her adult life. Zeena lives in Los Angeles with her teenage daughter.

Read more about Zeena.


Hazel Quintanilla, illustrator

Hazel Quintanilla studied graphic design and illustration. She enjoys putting the bold colors and cute shapes living in her mind on paper. Hazel has produced work for numerous brands and magazines, as well as illustrating over one hundred children's books published around the world. She’s the proud mom to nine dogs and lives in Guatemala with her husband.

Read more about Hazel.

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Little Giraffe learns to express her gratitude with a “thank you.” As the animals prepare for the Harvest Party, Mama, Papa, and Grandma Giraffe teach Little Giraffe to say thank you and why. For instance, when Meerkat helps Little Giraffe clean up after getting dirty from digging up sweet potatoes, Papa asks Little Giraffe to say “thank you” because Meerkat is kind to help Little Giraffe. Speech bubbles are used for the verbal exchange among the characters. In the end, Little Giraffe demonstrates the understanding of the concept of expressing appreciation. At the back of the book, there is a note to parents that provide support and activities in helping children to learn and understand the concept. Also resources to websites are listed in fine print. Parents and teachers will find that the book provides a helpful way to support young children with their social and emotional development. This board book is part of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Babies collection on values.

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ISBN: 978-1-62354-288-7

Ages: 0-3
Page count:22
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