Sweetcake & The Old Lady Who Lives in the Barn is the perfect book for ages two to ten. These critical formative years are proven to be the foundation for successful living. Whether reading or being read to, this true story documentary about the real-world interactions of a mini-horse, dog, cat and grandmother will jump start the imagination of every child. The life lessons learned on every page will form the basis for a lifetime of happy successful living. A wonderful life is easily attainable. Simply tell the truth, care for one another and follow the golden rule. If a cat, dog and mini horse can form a caring, loving relationship surely the entire world of humankind could do the same. These powerful life lessons form the basis of the story from beginning to end.
The world we live in today seems to over complicate everything we do. How we raise and nurture small children doesn't need reinvention. They aren't meant to be bombarded with turmoil. They need simple easily understood lessons that form the foundation for the really challenging life altering decisions meant to come much later in their journey. Sweetcake and her friends have simple wishes with simple solutions. Happiness comes from something as simple as a handful of honey oats. Sadness comes from disobeying grandma or betraying her friends.
Claudie, the old woman, gives a short bio on her life's journey and how her values were instilled. She has added many decades of successful living using those guidelines for success and happiness. Claudie's special gift is an affinity for children. They are drawn to her like a magnet. The children with life altering positive lessons learned from Claudie are numerous. For years her friends have encouraged her to share this special gift with the world. That is the driving motivation behind this story. Read and carefully identify the lessons and most of all have fun.