This charming tale addresses the troublesome issue of bullying among children. Not only does it offer some coping techniques, more importantly, this story offers young minds a positive alternative - kindness. Eli and the other children rally around the big, green dragon who is ridiculed for his appearance.
The Sir Thanks-a-Lot stories can be easily adapted for role playing or performance to enhance learning and good character development. Also, activities included at the end of each story encourage children to use their imagination to create their own artwork, games, activities, poems and stories.