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How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids

When Our Bucket Is Full, We Feel Great. When It's Empty, We Feel Awful.

How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids

Each of us has an invisible bucket. When our bucket is full, we feel great. When it's empty, we feel awful. Yet most children (and many adults) don't realize the importance of having a full bucket throughout the day.

In How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids, Felix begins to see how every interaction in a day either fills or empties his bucket. Felix then realizes that everything he says or does to other people fills or empties their buckets as well.

Follow along with Felix as he learns how easy it can be to fill the buckets of his classmates, teachers, and family members. Before the day is over, you'll see how Felix learns to be a great bucket filler, and in the process, discovers that filling someone else's bucket also fills his own.

How many buckets will you fill today?

About the Authors

Tom Rath is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? He co-wrote that book with the late Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. (1924-2003), who had been sharing his "bucket" story since the 1960s. The adult edition of this nonfiction classic has since been adopted in homes and classrooms around the world, and it led to the creation of this special illustrated edition for kids.

Mary Reckmeyer, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Donald O. Clifton Child Development Center, which has received national attention for excellence in early childhood education. She developed this center more than 25 years ago, and it has now helped thousands of kids build their lives around their strengths, while also serving as a model for schools nationwide.

Maurie J. Manning is an author/illustrator, most recently of Kitchen Dance. She has also had the great pleasure of illustrating many other authors' books.