The storyline is simple enough to keep her interest, but not something I see her outgrowing in a few years. The story is written in rhyming prose and is illustrated by the David Catrow of the popular "David" books. The phrase "Sugar pie, honey bunch" was something Dozier's grandfather used to say when he was a kid. Our 1st grade class is going to write a line or two, to each of the other students telling them something positive, fun, silly, great, nice, sweet etc. The lyric is a take-off on a 1955 song called "I Like Myself" written by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The image of the girl scaring the lion exemplifies being fearless in the face of what could be danger. Illustrator: David Catrow. However, that doesn’t mean we can just do whatever we like. After it arrived I bought two more for friends' children. Messy hair? I will not be reading this to my children. It is powerful to have that image paired with the lines “Even when I look a mess, I still don’t like me any less,” since I know there are still controversies about attitudes towards natural black hair. PreK-K, 1-2 K. Genre. Please try again. It’s easy to hate yourself when you keep falling short of your expectations. So what! Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker . Beaver breath? One little girl’s exuberant ode to self-esteem that celebrates the joy of liking who you are: Inside, outside, upside down, from head to toe and all around, I like it all! Good for younger children, and those who suffer low self esteem. Narrator 3: There’s no one else I’d rather be. Karen Beaumont Narrators 1-11 Narrator 1: I like myself. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I Like Myself! Narrator 10: I like … 5.3. valentines kisses bedtime animals bedtime and dreams family parents . This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. One of the most difficult things we can do is learn to like ourselves. This would be a wonderful read aloud and activity to do at the beginning of the year while establishing a culture of kindness. She lives in Northern California. She lives in Northern California. May 1st 2004 32. by Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator) Hardcover (First Edition) $ 16.49 $17.99 Save 8% Current price is $16.49, Original price is $17.99. Prompted a great conversation about all of the things we love about ourselves and each other. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Silly rhyming text worked well with the exaggerated illustrations of how funny children can be. It’s a board book for younger kids, and encourages children to explore who they are, “ I’m everything that I can be. My best friend can't wait to read it to her newborn when she gets older. I Like Myself Lyrics: Why am I feeling so good / Why am I feeling so strong / Why am I feeling when things could look black / That nothing could … Net, the art is unique, interesting and captivating! I am going to use this book as a read aloud for our end of year pr. 'I LIKE MYSELF (SCHOLASTIC READER, LEVEL 1)' If someone wonderful as he is can think I'm wonderful I must be quite a gal! If you don’t like yourself and don’t know what direction to go, give a therapist a call. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is a great self-esteem booster and encourages children to think positive thoughts about themselves! Narrator 7: I like my fingers Narrator 8: and my toes. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2019. I Like Myself! We might have some things in common, but no two people are the same. Listened to the audio of this. The young girl accepts herself flaws and all. I wish gaining self-esteem was easy as chanting "I like myself" over and over, but this book does a fun, colorful job of pointing out that self-acceptance shouldn't be dependent on others' views. While this book was a obvious advocate for being in love with self, I would use this book with the teaching of opposites in my classroom.