How Can You Teach a Child to Willingly Share What They Love?
. . . She gave the worm a push with her round black nose. . . "You happen to be eating
one of my tomatoes " exclaimed Willie, poking her nose even closer . . .
Willie loves tomatoes, but she is not willing to share them.
Does Willie need to keep all the tomatoes to herself?
Discover how three little garden friends help Willie understand that
sharing comes from the heart, and when there is a willingness to share, good
Willie and the Tomato Garden is an endearing tale of love, respect,
patience, and sharing. Willie's interactions with Mr. Oliver and the
animals she meets in the garden are a beautiful testament to the merits
of teaching by example. The understanding and joy Mr. Oliver exhibits
towards Willie's eagerness and inquisitive nature, connects this story to
readers of any age, from toddlers to grandparents.
Vicky Madden Bonillas, Montessori Teacher
I absolutely love this delightful tale, and how Willie is led by her nose
through this whimsical garden adventure.
Heidi Michalske, videographer
This is a light-hearted story, teaching children the valuable lesson of giving
to others. The illustrations are delightful and engaging.
Kerry Gregoire, business professional
I loved Willie from the moment I set eyes on her. The garden adventure
reminded me of Peter Rabbit. Everyone has something to learn, especially
the willingness to share.
Janet Vitt Sommer RN, BSN
The author takes her readers on Willie's journey allowing them to taste and
smell the tomatoes along the way. A well-written, descriptive, and creative
story teaching the enduring values of sharing and making friends.