What's So Special About Today?
by first time, award winning children's book author,
"Though they be small, children often have big thoughts and questions alike. In “What’s So Special About Today?” Clark explores these common childhood curiosities through the eyes of a young boy in a rhyme and rhythm that will engage even the most wandering mind with wonder and capture your heart along the way, too."
Briana Almengor ---Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor, blog, writer for Gracefully Truthful, and veteran home educator.
“In her first story, Kelsey Clark has captured the simplicity of the American Dream. Through the eyes of her son and an everyday conversation between them, she highlights the joy she finds in being a mom and the simple truths of her faith. Meet a family with whom you will fall in love as you read and discover just what is special about today.”
Stephen L. Wotring, Superintendent Preston County Schools, Pastor Pisgah United Methodist Church
Readers' Favorite Review
What's So Special About Today earned a 5 star rating from Readers' Favorite! Read the review below.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
"It is a new day and a brother and sister remember what their mother has told them, that every day is special because it is another day of life. His mom reminds him to be mindful of his manners when she leaves him at school and asks him to listen and mind the teacher's rules. The little boy asks his mom what is the special part of her day and she tells him that it is the time she spends with them. She tells him every day is a new opportunity to experience the joy of the heart, fill the mind with wonders, and finish what is started. She also tells them that their life is a blessing. God holds their hands when they are hurt, and he asks them to be patient, kind, forgiving, thankful, and true. Will the boy ever learn what is so special about today and every day?
What's So Special About Today? by Kelsey Clark is an uplifting and motivating story that will take young readers closer to God and will encourage them to be grateful for whatever they have in life. Ashley Belote's charming pictures make the concept palpable to readers and will help them understand the author's words easily. The story is written in verse and has a good pace and rhythm that makes it lyrical and entertaining. The author tackles the boy's curious questions with expertise and teaches children about sibling care, love, and kindness in a wonderful way. What's So Special About Today? by Kelsey Clark is the perfect book for tutors and parents to use for storytelling and can be used in Bible classes too for children to appreciate what they have and realize that every day holds something good for them. The book is useful to teach children good values and life lessons that will benefit them."
"What a beautiful family book. I love the relation to Gods love and gratitude. Sibling love and care, this book is wonderfully written and illustrated."
~ Kelsey Clark Books Customer
"I would recommend Kelsey's book because it has family values and it shows the wholesmness of family and faith. I would definitely recommend this book. I love my copy!"
~Kelsey Clark Books Customer
About the Author
Kelsey N. Clark resides in small town West Virginia with her family on their farm. Kelsey is a registered and licensed Occupational Terapist but enjoys mostly the blessings of being a mom. She enjoys keeping diaries of her experiences with her children, and the phases and phrases that they share with her throughout their daily life. Trough their interaction and adventure, Kelsey offers a glimpse into the mind of her children and their child-like perceptions of life and lessons-learned.
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