In Search of Happiness struck a chord with me, as I'm constantly looking for ways to be happy - to see the good in every situation. This is a whimsical tale of a boy who travels far and wide seeking happiness. A wise (and gorgeously illustrated) bird named Paradiso guides him through different areas of the Land of Happiness, like the Isle of Treats, the Valley of the Delighted and the Bay of the Beautiful Music. It was an absolute delight to read and the charming illustrations took it to a whole new level. I also appreciated the message that sometimes the greatest happiness is right in front of you and that we are responsible for whether we are happy or not. Brilliant lesson!
Princesses of the World is a global journey into some of the most enchanting kingdoms around the world. Concise, eloquent fairytales from places like Japan, Italy, France, Spain and others, are featured alongside lavish, full-page illustrations that demonstrate the magic and fascinating culture of the world of princesses. These are places where dreams really do come true and every story has a happy ending. This is a book to pore over at your leisure while dreaming of far off lands and the realization that anything is possible.
I am truly impressed by these high quality picture books and look forward to reading more of what Hammond Publishing has to offer. Get your copy of these titles and more at their website here.
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