Compassion Book List

Picture Books & Resources

Encourage compassion by modelling appropriate behaviour by helping people in need and being sensitive to the feelings of others. Children will also learn from adults behaviour, vocabulary and body language around other people. Discussing consequences of negative behaviour supports a child’s understanding of how their action affects others. Reinforce a compassionate attitude by reading the books below that promote sensitive behaviour.

Compassion Book List

Further Reading

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Compassion Book List

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True compassion is not just an emotional response, but a firm commitment founded on reason. Therefore, a truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change, even if they behave negatively. Through universal altruism, you develop a feeling of responsibility for others: the wish to help them actively overcome their problems.

Dalai Lama

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