You Can Do It, Bert! by Ole Konnecke

Title: You Can Do It, Bert!
Author: Ole Konnecke
Illustrator: Ole Konnecke
Publisher: Gecko Press (2015)
ISBN: 9781927271438
 
You Can Do It, Bert! by Ole Konnecke is translated from its original German. The picture book promotes perseverance, courage, being a risk-taker.
 
“Bert is well prepared, mentally and physically.” Bert, a small bird, walks tentatively to the end of a branch, but can he jump off? “Bert checks everything one more time.” With encouragement from his friends, he leaps into a pool of water. He is proud of his achievement and his friends “always knew he’d do it.”

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Gecko Press: You Can Do It, Bert! Teaching Notes
Psychology Today: Risk-Taking for Your Children: How Much is Enough?
Character First Education: Courage – Ideas, videos and free downloads
Yes*Safe Choices: Tips to Help Teach Bravery
Kids Health: Anxiety, Fears and Phobias
Scholastic: Ages & Stages: Helping Children Manage Fears
Council for Learning Outside the Classroom: Risk, Challenge and Adventure
Rossipotti Literaturlexikon für kinder: Ole Könnecke biography (in German)
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