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  • Genre:PETS
  • SubGenre:Dogs / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:36
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098342104

Where is Bejou?

by Hiba Shublak

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Mom's Choice Award Winner & Multi 5-Star GoodReads Reviews: Surrounded by optimistic friends and acquaintances, this book tells the story of a frantic girl who is looking for her lost dog. Throughout the journey, she begins to understand more about how love and loss have an eternal impact on her life. This light-hearted story shares the importance of finding happiness, expressing gratitude for our loved ones, and the significance of accepting our fate.

Where is Bejou is within the context of positive social emotional development around grief and loss. Surrounded by optimistic friends and acquaintances, a frantic girl is looking for her lost dog, and begins to grasp an understanding of love and loss, and their eternal effect on her life. This light-hearted story emphasizes happiness and finding gratitude for having loved ones and for accepting our fate.  Where is Bejou offers a fresh twist in that it focuses on the positive impact our loved ones contributed to our lives. Furthermore, although this is a picture book, it holds a crossover appeal for older audiences and to anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one, and animal lovers of all ages.

About the author
Hiba Shublak has a B.S. in Child Development and M.A. in Education and is the founder of Active Learning and ALBI (Performing Arts Programs). She has developed award winning musical theatre, dance and PE programs and curricula throughout California. Her accomplishments include developing innovative resources, publications and programs to maximize healthy communities rich in the arts. She wrote this story after experiencing loss in her lifetime with the hope of inspiring others to be grateful for having loved ones, and for the positive marks they leave in our lives. You can learn more about Hiba and her foundation by visiting her website: www.activelearningusa.org.

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