Item description for My Only Child, There's No One Like You (Birth Order Books) by Kevin Leman...
Overview Mama Bear shows just how special her little cub is by pointing out all of his special qualities and Only Cub knows that he is, indeed, loved.
Publishers Description Nationally-known birth-order expert Dr. Kevin Leman knows that every child has unique traits that should be celebrated. If you are an only child, you probably exhibit traits like organization, self confidence, and ambition. With this creative and heartwarming book, Dr. Kevin Leman and his artist son, Kevin Leman II, conclude their popular birth-order series for children. Written specifically for the only child and similar in style to the first three books in the series, My Only Child, There's No One Like You uses birth-order principles to convey love and acceptance to children. The combination of Dr. Leman's trademark humor and Kevin Leman II's colorful and imaginative artwork makes this book a wonderful gift that can be enjoyed by parents and children, as well as the adult only child.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.18" Width: 8.42" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2005
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 080071864X ISBN13 9780800718640
Availability 0 units.
More About Kevin Leman
Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and bestselling author. He is former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America and frequent guest for The View, Today, and Focus on the Family. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and two grandchildren.
Kevin Leman currently resides in Tuscon, in the state of Arizona.
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Reviews - What do customers think about My Only Child, There's No One Like You (Birth Order Books)?
Cute and unique book for only children and parents Dec 20, 2005
There are so few books that focus on only children FOR only children. This is a keeper. It's a very thoughtful story about an only bear cub and his parents and how it's okay to be an only child and that doesn't make the child weird. The only reason I gave it 4 stars was because the author, while a guru on birth order, may have put too much emphasis on NOT having a sibling, versus the situation just being what it is. In other words, though my husband and I chose to have one child it doesn't mean that we think larger families aren't okay or that having siblings is a negative thing, and I think, VERY subtlely, that message was expressed through the conversations to the only cub.
However, I am very glad to have this book because while he hasn't asked yet, I know eventually there will come a time when my son may wonder why he doesn't have sisters and brothers. I'm hoping the book will be a useful tool in helping him realize that our situation isn't better or worse, it just IS. Only children get unfairly singled out enough, so the nuts and bolts of the story is a positive and much needed one!