How to Be a Friend by Laurie Krasny Brown
A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them (Dino Life Guides for Families)

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The newest "Dino Life Guide for Families", this book talks about friendship. A reassuring text combined with humorous, full-color illustrations show everyday situations that children can relate to and understand. Best of all, this book presents the many ways to be a friend as well as the ways not to.
 

About Laurie Krasny Brown

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Author and illustrator, Marc Brown was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1946. He attended the Cleveland Institute of Art. After college, he worked numerous odd jobs before he began his career. He is most renown for creating the Arthur series. The idea for Arthur, the aardvark came one night while telling his son a bedtime story. The first title in the series was "Arthur's Nose" written in 1976. Since then, Brown has written over thirty books in the Arthur Adventure series. D. W., Arthur's sister was another character created by Brown. In addition to writing, Brown also developed the Arthur television series on PBS.
 
Published September 1, 1998 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Calling into duty the now-familiar green anthropomorphic dinosaurs of the other entries in the Dino Life Guides for Families, the Browns make the idea of friendship clear with scenes children will recognize: friends in front of the computer and the television, friends playing chess and basketball.

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Though several of their earlier Dino Life Guides for Families have dealt with issues that are ostensibly weightier (death, divorce), the Browns are clearly tuned in to children's universal belief that

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"Spotlighting some unavoidable trouble spots, the Browns impart valuable tactics for coping with rejection, shyness, arguments, etc.," said PW. Ages 4-8.

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Though several of their earlier Dino Life Guides for Families have dealt with issues that are ostensibly weightier (death, divorce), the Browns are clearly tuned in to children's universal belief that having friends and feeling included are matters of paramount importance.

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