“Since you’re standing on my head, I think I should point out that jumping from that height might not be a great idea,” said the tree.
Do you know a child who acts first without thinking about how they might hurt themselves or someone else? So does this cheerful mulberry tree! She's see enough twisted ankles from hasty actions and hurt feelings from hasty words...and she's ready to offer up some ages-old advice that helps kids see how to be more responsible and more respectful.
With a memorable trick, Mulberry helps these siblings stay out of trouble, showing them how to think about their impact before they say or do something they might regret.
“Before you say or do
something, feel that seed and remember to ask yourself,
‘What if I do this, what could happen?’
“It’ll save you from all sorts of trouble,” the tree explained.
With beautiful illustrations, join your child on an emotional journey where these siblings learn:
In the end, these kids (and yours too) will learn
If you'll hurt yourself, hurt someone else, or make your momma mad, you might need to change your action. This classic lesson helps kids think so they can act with more care, respect, and responsibility.