It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon Book
It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon Book
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It's Tough to Lose Your Balloon

Written and illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers


Publisher's Summary

Lost balloons. Melted ice cream. Babysitters.

Life as a kid can be pretty daunting. But don’t let these troubles get you down. With the right attitude, a hurdle can become a hammock and an obstacle can become an opportunity!

Veteran picture book creator Jarrett J. Krosoczka teaches kids to look on the bright side of things. With lively illustrations and spot-on humor, It’s Tough to Lose Your Balloon champions resilience and helps children navigate childhood indignities while making them laugh at the same time.

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  • Age Range: 3-7
  • Pages: 40
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2015
  • ISBN: 0385754795
  • ISBN 13: 978-0385754798
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The Book Snob Mom
Mom, Avid Reader, Austen Fangirl

When life gives you lemons make lemonade is the theme here, and it's well done for teaching a lesson, but not one I'd enjoy reading over and over again.

B is for Bookworm
Human Development Degree, Book-loving aunt

I love that this book teaches to validate emotions and also to look at the bright side of things. :) Both are great skills that are important for every age of life!

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader

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