The unlikely hero in this story is young Prince Cedric, who was slow to walk, has a tough time with reading and math, and fails miserably at dragon-slaying school. But with kindness and his love of hugs, Cedric saves the kingdom.
This cheerful picture book reminds us there is more than one way to solve a problem and reinforces the idea that everyone has something special to offer. A gentle message about kindness with delightful watercolors and a lovable dragon.
- Reminds us that everyone has special talents and skills, even if they are sometimes hidden.
- Gentle language and plot promote nonviolence as a way to solve conflict.
- Great picture book to prompt discussion among preschoolers and early elementary aged children about conflict, bullying, inclusion, and making choices based on what you know is right.
- Encourages young children to act with compassion toward others.
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