Hello World! by Kelly Corrigan is a cheerful child-friendly book that revolves around the idea that there is more to people than meets the eye. The author proposes that the best way to make meaningful connections is through asking questions. The book is a recommended read for anyone charting into new territories.
The protagonist is a young girl who, with her dog, goes off to explore the world and meet new people. She discovers various things that interest her along the way. But she realizes that the being able to connect with people is the most gratifying experience of all. The writing is clever and encourages the young readers to ask questions.
The book points out that everyone has a story of their own and each story is significant. And, instead of making assumptions, take time to listen without making judgements. Though a picture book, it is a useful read for people of all ages.
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