What a Bragger by Lee Ann Mancini is a cute depiction of what a child sounds like when they are bragging. The main character, Melissa, is the playing in the park and is continually bragging about having much more than everyone else. The illustrator, Dan Sharp, captured the perfect personification of a child in this blowfish as she flaunt her little fins and bats those eyelashes to say she is the best.
Throughout the story Melissa learns, through others, that one should be grateful for what they have whether it be much or little. I love the story line as it unwraps from beginning to end how one can change their behavior about anything. Through prayer and action bad behavior can be corrected, ultimately making life more pleasant.
My children loved this book. They clearly recognized Melissa’s bad attitude and realized how it can hurt others to brag and not share. I truly appreciate literature with good message, especially depicting trust and reliance on God through prayer. Another one to keep on the bookshelf!
I received a complimentary copy of this book through Bookcrash.com for my honest opinion and review.
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More about the author: Lee Ann Mancini
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