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83

Frog and Toad Together

True friendship requires justice, by each.
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Five carefully themed stories present slavish adherence to plans, foolish impatience with Nature, the nature of will power, integrity in bravery, and loss of friends through one-up-man-ship.

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83

Franklin Fibs

Children must learn the importance of honesty, as a part of personal character.
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Franklin boasts a lie, and learns that true self-esteem and integrity require a focus on genuine abilities.

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80

Five Ugly Monsters

Conspiratorial humor is a great way to prevent or undo irrational fears.
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A remake of the rhyme "No more Monkeys Jumping on the Bed", that puts a young boy in charge of his monsters.

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77

Caillou: The Wolf

In Caillou: The Wolf, Caillou learns to distinguish imaginary fears from reality.
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Caillou learns the difference between his imaginary fear of a wolf in the attic and reality.

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77

Green Wilma

Green Wilma teaches us that dreaming is fun, but can distract us from the realities required for living.
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Green Wilma discovers that day-dreaming is fun, but can distract one from realities required for living.

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75

Jillian Jiggs

In the end "Jillian Jiggs" does the right thing.
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Playing pirate and princess / is lot's of good fun. /
Will she tidy up that mess / and please her poor Mum?

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74

The Berenstain Bears’ Mad, Mad, Mad Toy Craze

Fads generally prove to be of no long term value.
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Brother and Sister Bear learn the futility of fads, as a result of their compulsive pursuit of a popular stuffed toy.

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72

Franklin’s Bad Day

Franklin learns how loss of a friend clouds his day.
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Franklin's grumpy mood eases when his father suggests he write to his friend Otter.

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71

D.W. The Picky Eater

Better children's books show reason winning over prejudice.
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DW realizes, after all sorts of poor behavior, that she cannot reject food before trying it.

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70

Farmer Enno and His Cow

Best Children's Books - About following one's dream.
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Enno's dream 'boats' become so large he must act on them.

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