Shimmy Saves the Day

A Tale About Embracing Your Differences

by Natalie Barnhouse, MS, NCC



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 02/01/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781477299333

About the Book

Shimmy is a sweet, little turtle with a great, big difference- her shell sparkles in sunlight! Though other sea creatures do not understand, and often tease Shimmy, she radiates happiness and joy. What will happen when a shark threatens the creatures under the sea? Will Shimmy's be able to help? Shimmy Saves the Day helps young children to understand the importance of embracing their difference, while remaining kind and compassionate to others.

About the Author

Natalie Barnhouse, MS, NCC is a National Certified Counselor specializing in children and an early childhood educator with more than 12 years experience working in the field. Over the years she discovered the power of using books and art to develop children's social and emotional understanding, in regards to both themselves and others. Her personal favorite, however, are books that are fun to read with engaging illustrations, as this helps to connect the content to the audience, and are the the type of books she has always selected for herself and her family. Natalie is an animal lover and a travel enthusiast. She lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband and two young sons.