From the selected Reading Corner, a series of titles with special topics pertinent to the child's experience. Clearly written Arabic with appropriate illustrations. Stories to help children understand emotions. A shy sheep is afraid of failing.
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Inger Maier, Jennifer Candon
Dar al-Ilm Lilmalayin, Beirut, 2006
20 x 20 cm
Childrens Arabic Stories
This work was originally published in English under the title of 'When Lizzy Was Afraid of Trying New Things'.
Lizzy the Sheep is shy and afraid of failing or making mistakes, so she refuses to play and try new things. Her big brother Fuzzy devises a plan whereby she gets to add a new stone to a rock pile every time she tries something new. She starts out small, but eventually tries more and more things as she gets excited by the growing rock pile and realizes how much fun she is having in her play.