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"Just Wait" is Diane Roure Pleasant's first book. Born in Staten Island, NY, Diane moved about the country as a military child. When Diane was ten she resided in her mother's hometown of Greenwood, MS. As a Voice major, Diane attended Bellhaven University in Jackson, MS. There she met and married Bill Pleasant. The two raised four children as she taught music and art in the Jackson and Clinton, MS areas for many years. During that time she became "MS P" to all of her students. She now has ten grandchildren and remains "MS P" to present and past students who have grown to adulthood. Throughout her life she has written stories and music. Diane joined a writing club where she serves as Vice President and was encouraged to begin publishing her work. She also is on the board of the Arts Council of Clinton and was President from 2014-2016 and sings in the Mississippi Chorus. Diane's hobbies are pottery, painting, gardening, writing stories, singing, writing music and crafting.
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Just Wait
A Lesson in Patience
by Diane Roure Pleasant

Overview


In this enchanting story, a caterpillar asks to be able to fly like the butterfly. Just before the butterfly takes to wing it tells the caterpillar "Just Wait". Throughout Summer, Winter and Fall with all their hardships, the little caterpillar waits. We all know what happens in the end and how he is rewarded for his patience. Children can be encouraged by this each time they await a birthday, Christmas or a special trip. You need only to read the story to them as a reminder.

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Description


Beautifully illustrated and written with plenty of heart, this wonderful story shares an important message that children – and adults – should hold onto for life. In this charming story, a small caterpillar is told to wait and he does, not know why. He simply obeys and waits. In the end, he finds out why he had to remain patient for so long. He spreads his wings as a beautiful butterfly, and he relays the message to another. Waiting is not always easy, but it can lead to the greatest rewards.Children often do not understand why they have to wait for something to happen. "Just Wait" is a lesson in patience. It teaches that having to wait can be a good thing. "All things come to those who wait" is a phrase well remembered.

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Overview


In this enchanting story, a caterpillar asks to be able to fly like the butterfly. Just before the butterfly takes to wing it tells the caterpillar "Just Wait". Throughout Summer, Winter and Fall with all their hardships, the little caterpillar waits. We all know what happens in the end and how he is rewarded for his patience. Children can be encouraged by this each time they await a birthday, Christmas or a special trip. You need only to read the story to them as a reminder.

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Description


Beautifully illustrated and written with plenty of heart, this wonderful story shares an important message that children – and adults – should hold onto for life. In this charming story, a small caterpillar is told to wait and he does, not know why. He simply obeys and waits. In the end, he finds out why he had to remain patient for so long. He spreads his wings as a beautiful butterfly, and he relays the message to another. Waiting is not always easy, but it can lead to the greatest rewards.Children often do not understand why they have to wait for something to happen. "Just Wait" is a lesson in patience. It teaches that having to wait can be a good thing. "All things come to those who wait" is a phrase well remembered.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Social Issues / Values & Virtues

Language:English

Pages:24

eBook ISBN:9781667836348

Paperback ISBN:9781667836331


Overview


In this enchanting story, a caterpillar asks to be able to fly like the butterfly. Just before the butterfly takes to wing it tells the caterpillar "Just Wait". Throughout Summer, Winter and Fall with all their hardships, the little caterpillar waits. We all know what happens in the end and how he is rewarded for his patience. Children can be encouraged by this each time they await a birthday, Christmas or a special trip. You need only to read the story to them as a reminder.

Read more

Description


Beautifully illustrated and written with plenty of heart, this wonderful story shares an important message that children – and adults – should hold onto for life. In this charming story, a small caterpillar is told to wait and he does, not know why. He simply obeys and waits. In the end, he finds out why he had to remain patient for so long. He spreads his wings as a beautiful butterfly, and he relays the message to another. Waiting is not always easy, but it can lead to the greatest rewards.Children often do not understand why they have to wait for something to happen. "Just Wait" is a lesson in patience. It teaches that having to wait can be a good thing. "All things come to those who wait" is a phrase well remembered.

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About the author


"Just Wait" is Diane Roure Pleasant's first book. Born in Staten Island, NY, Diane moved about the country as a military child. When Diane was ten she resided in her mother's hometown of Greenwood, MS. As a Voice major, Diane attended Bellhaven University in Jackson, MS. There she met and married Bill Pleasant. The two raised four children as she taught music and art in the Jackson and Clinton, MS areas for many years. During that time she became "MS P" to all of her students. She now has ten grandchildren and remains "MS P" to present and past students who have grown to adulthood. Throughout her life she has written stories and music. Diane joined a writing club where she serves as Vice President and was encouraged to begin publishing her work. She also is on the board of the Arts Council of Clinton and was President from 2014-2016 and sings in the Mississippi Chorus. Diane's hobbies are pottery, painting, gardening, writing stories, singing, writing music and crafting.

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