"Paula lives in a red brick house and loves having her friends over to play. One day, her mother explains to her that her friends can't come over anymore because of the pandemic. Paula is very sad, but with the help of a little seed, she has hope for making it though this difficult time... This book was written to help parents explain the COVID-19 outbreak and the need for social distancing to young children who are struggling with the new situation"--Page  of cover.
The book gives it a shape, turning this elusive emotion into something real while acknowledging that you can t be happy all the time. The thoughtful text reassures readers that when happiness is hard to find, they can look for it in many places. Sharing something with a friend or reaching out to someone who needs it can lead to happiness.
"Little Nutbrown Hare is out exploring on his own. Off he hops along the path and through the grass until he reaches Cloudy Mountain, where something extraordinary happens: he discovers a new friend! Now the fun can really begin.Twenty-five years after we met the Nutbrown Hares, this enchanting new tale about friendship is bound to capture the hearts of Guess How Much I Love You fans--and everyone else--the world over."--Provided by publisher.
Saddened by her classmates' and teacher's mispronunciations of her name, a girl is empowered by her discovery that names are like songs when she and her mom celebrate the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names.