About the book-My Mouth is A Volcano by Julia Cook
All of Louis thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all of his important words up against his teeth and he erupts, or interrupts others. His mouth is a volcano! My Mouth Is A Volcano takes an empathetic approach to the habit of interrupting and teaches children a witty technique to capture their rambunctious thoughts and words for expression at an appropriate time. Told from Louis’ perspective, this story provides parents, teachers, and counselors with an entertaining way to teach children the value of respecting others by listening and waiting for their turn to speak.
What this book teaches-Patience
My review of the book: I should start by commenting how excited I am that the author of this book will be working with the production company Stars Within Reach and it will be debuted next year as a children’s musical. This is the same company that released Spaghetti In A Hot Dog Bun The Musical. So, needless to say, the message is a good one. It’s something we can all learn about wanting to be heard but needing the patience to wait until it’s an appropriate time to speak.
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