Andy McGuire, the creator of Remy the Rhino Learns Patience and A Special Fish for Jonah, releases a new book for kids ages 3-8 about Eleanor, a young hippo with a knack for telling a pack of lies. This delightful story combined with captivating art illustrates how gossip is hurtful and why honesty frees us to be ourselves and to love others like God does.
When animals of the village gather round, Eleanor weaves tales about others.
She thought that she was having fun
But lies can often hurt someone.
She'd say, "You know that bat named Clark?
Can you believe he's afraid of the dark?"
When Eleanor has an encounter with a spider, she screams with fear, and the truth becomes clear: Eleanor tells lies to make herself look better This tale will entertain kids and the adults who share this lesson of integrity and kindness with them.