The circus has come to town and Willow is so excited to go! On her way to the show, Willow gets sidetracked by the ice cream truck, her friends playing soccer, an exotic bird cage, and a purple stuffed elephant, and finds that she's run out of time, and money, for the show. Willow learns an important lesson---that sometimes you have to say no to good things to say yes to the best!
Choose Right. Shine Bright.The first book in a new series about helping children learn how to make good choices.Willow is so excited that the Over-the-Top Circus has finally come to town! The only problem is that when left to make her own decisions, she can't say 'no' to her favorite things. On the way to the show, she is distracted by enticing treats and fun that she just can't turn down. Willow arrives late and is sad to find that not only has she has run out of time, but money, and she won't be able to enjoy the pink cotton candy she's been dreaming of. Willow is given valuable advice and a second chance and is ultimately taught the lesson that sometimes in life you have to say 'no' to good things to end up with something great! Ages 4-8.About the series: The Shine Bright Kids series provides children and their families with a relevant framework to teach the importance of making good choices. The principles that will be explored include: using good judgment, taking responsibility, having a positive attitude, and demonstrating perseverance.