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I use this book every year for my Thanksgiving storytime I am still perfecting my turkey gobble This is a wonderful story about a turkey named Toodles who does not like her sound She goes from farm animal to farm animal asking if she can have their moo, baa, neigh, etc etc After talking with the wise owl, Toodles wonders if her sound might be important after all Suddenly, a giant hawk comes out of the sky and swoops for the baby chicks Toodles uses her gooble gooble and scares the I use this book every year for my Thanksgiving storytime I am still perfecting my turkey gobble This is a wonderful story about a turkey named Toodles who does not like her sound She goes from farm animal to farm animal asking if she can have their moo, baa, neigh, etc etc After talking with the wise owl, Toodles wonders if her sound might be important after all Suddenly, a giant hawk comes out of the sky and swoops for the baby chicks Toodles uses her gooble gooble and scares the hawk away Toodles saves the day She realizes that her sound is very important and it is all her own I Want Your Moo A Story for Children About Self Esteem2010 by Marcella Bakur Weiner, Jill Neimark and illustrated by Joann Adinolfi explores how lack of confidence is tied with not liking parts of oneself Toodles the turkey doesn t like her feathers or her legs, but most of all she doesn t like her voice As she tells her problem to other animals at the farm, they all have something to say, but they don t want to exchange voices The rooster compromises and lets her have half his song, wit I Want Your Moo A Story for Children About Self Esteem2010 by Marcella Bakur Weiner, Jill Neimark and illustrated by Joann Adinolfi explores how lack of confidence is tied with not liking parts of oneself Toodles the turkey doesn t like her feathers or her legs, but most of all she doesn t like her voice As she tells her problem to other animals at the farm, they all have something to say, but they don t want to exchange voices The rooster compromises and lets her have half his song, with hilarious results Finally, when a crisis occurs, Toodles learns her own voice is important after all I Want Your Moo is an absolutely wonderful read aloud book, especially because all the farm animals make sounds You will be mooing and neighing away in no time The text also has a lively pace, with the occasional rhyme thrown in to add interest It s no wonder it won a Teacher s Choice Award in 2010.Children can often detect books that are educational a mile away and avoid them This Toodles book is so fun and informative that children will be sure to enjoy it Parents and educators will find it a valuable tool for helping children who need just a little extra boost to deal with their self esteem It s a win win combination See the rest of the review at Wrapped In Foil I Want Your Moo is a great book for teaching children that we are all unique and our qualities that make us different also make us who we are I would use this book in my classroom to introduce the concept of self esteem and to teach students that there is nothing wrong with being different. Without a doubt, I Want Your Moo is my 2 year old grandnephew Emmett s absolute favorite book he loves, loves, LOVES the story of Toodles the Turkey and the animals she encounters on her adventure So much so that his parents told me the other night that it s now pretty beaten up and taped together because he s had it read to him or he s read it himself so many times during the last year.I had given it to him last Christmas, and knew he was probably a little young for it, but it looked so Without a doubt, I Want Your Moo is my 2 year old grandnephew Emmett s absolute favorite book he loves, loves, LOVES the story of Toodles the Turkey and the animals she encounters on her adventure So much so that his parents told me the other night that it s now pretty beaten up and taped together because he s had it read to him or he s read it himself so many times during the last year.I had given it to him last Christmas, and knew he was probably a little young for it, but it looked so cute that I decided to go for it About six months later his parents told me it was his favorite book I automatically thought they were just telling me that to make me feel good, but it s true they ve sent me videos of little Emmett going through it, reading his favorite parts of it to his parents from memory The cute, colorful illustrations get him involved in the story, but it s the light, catchy, kid friendly writing style that made it easy for him to understand, remember and recite it from memory I wish I knew how to post a video so you could see him reading Toodles the Turkeydid not like herselfhas sticks for legs , etc..It truly is his favorite bookat least so far I just gave him the sequel, Toodles and Teeny , and within the first hour of opening the present, he wanted his Grandma to read it to him, then when she was finished, he immediately said Again I ll review that separately As Emmett says, Yay for Toodles ( Ebook ) ♌ I Want Your Moo: A Story for Children about Self-Esteem ☫ One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is a sense ofself worth Children who lack this feeling often express it as notliking a part of themselves I Want Your Moo is a beautifully written andillustrated tale about self esteem that features Toodles, a turkey whodespises the sound of her gobble gobble Children will identify withToodles, her struggle for self acceptance, and eventual victory over self doubt when she saves the day by using the very voice she so dislikesEach reading will help to reinforce a child s feeling that all of his or herattributes are a valuable part of a unique and good selfABOUT THE AUTHOR Marcella Bakur Weiner, EdD is a fellow of the AmericanPsychological Association and a Professor of Psychology at MarymountManhattan College in New York City Dr Weiner also maintains a privatepractice She has published numerous books and journal articles, has trainedand lectured to audiences in the US and abroad, and has appeared on manynational television and radio talk shows She is currently co host ofthe New York based radio talk show ChoicesJill Neimark is an author and journalist living in NewYork She is author of the acclaimed novel Bloodsong ILLUSTRATOR BIOGRAPHY Jairo Barragan is a Columbian artist, illustrator,and cartoonist of international repute currently living and working in NewYork City Toodles the turkey doesn t like the sound of her own voice and goes searching for a new sound among the other barnyard animals But, they don t want to give their sounds away Weiner and Neimark have written a lively and lyrical book that will captivate young children This is a great book to add to your collection to boost your child s self esteem Adinolfi s bright and colorful illustrations explode off each page The expressions she captures of the animals are hilarious. not only a great story for self esteem but a nice read aloud for those who like making animal noises Toodles the Turkey does not like her self image and yearns for a sound like many of her barnyard friends What makes Toodles realize she is unique You gotta check out the book from prospector to find out. SElf esteem Turkey doesn t like herself legs like sticks, brown feathers, and worst of all, her sound gobble, gobble Askes everyone if she can have their sound, til she finally discovers why she is made like she is. Like many books written to teach a particular lesson, this book is a bit long and pedantic It does achieve its purpose, though An added Note to Parents addresses how parents can help develop self esteem in their children. Oh, Toodles, you re super just how you are, girl