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The Good Egg PDF-Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed.

But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten.

As the other eggs in the dozen behave badly, the good egg starts to crack from all the pressure of feeling like he has to be perfect.

So, he decides enough is enough! It’s time for him to make a change…

Dynamic duo Jory John and Pete Oswald hatch a funny and charming story that reminds us of the importance of balance, self-care, and accepting those we love (even if they are sometimes a bit rotten).-The Good Egg PDF

Perfect for reading aloud and shared story time!

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The Authors

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Jory John is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and two-time E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor recipient.

Jory’s work includes the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book, “The Good Egg,” and the #2 New York Times bestselling picture book, “The Bad Seed.” He is also the author of the popular picture books, “Penguin Problems” and “Giraffe Problems,” the award-winning Goodnight Already! series, the New York Times bestselling Terrible Two series, the recent picture books “Quit Calling Me a Monster!” and “Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back?” and the international bestseller “All my friends are dead,” among many other books for both children and adults. Jory’s forthcoming picture books, in 2019, include “That’s What Dinosaurs Do!”, illustrated by his frequent collaborator, Pete Oswald.

Jory’s books have won numerous state book awards, most recently the North Carolina Children’s Book Award, the Florida Sunshine State Reading Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award of Vermont, the Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award, the Volunteer State Book Award of Tennessee, the North Dakota Library Association Flicker Tale Award, the South Carolina Children’s Book Award, the Oregon Spirit Book Award Honor Prize, and his work was shortlisted for the Texas Bluebonnet Award. His books were also twice-nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in England.=

In addition to the books mentioned here, Jory has written for the New York Times, the Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Believer, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and BuzzFeed, among many other publications. His work has also been featured in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Best of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Reader’s Digest, and more.

For more than six years, Jory worked as the programs director at 826 Valencia, a nonprofit writing and educational center in San Francisco’s Mission District, founded by Dave Eggers. In that time, he conceptualized and edited, “Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country: Kids’ Letters to President Obama,” which was featured on “This American Life.”-The Good Egg PDF

Find Jory at www.joryjohn.com or on Twitter @IamJoryJohn

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07NCZ8YRQ
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperCollins; Illustrated edition (March 5, 2019)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ March 5, 2019
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 7150 KB
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  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 40 pages
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Top reviews

Eric D “This book sends an awful underlining message with the words the author the has chosen to use. The book starts off with the “good egg” who has always been good because he was just born that way…he’s the only good egg out of the carton. The rest of the eggs are called bad eggs because they don’t always have the most desirable behavior. This is relaying the message that some people are just born good while others are bad. Some people are bad solely because of some bad actions and/or behaviors. The book ends with the “good egg” returning to the “bad eggs” after taking some time to himself. He “learns” that he can’t put so much pressure in himself (which is good) but that it’s also okay just be bad sometimes. How is it that so many people like this message!? This is in no way what I want to teach my kids. My kids are good kids even though sometimes they do things they know they shouldn’t, even though they sometimes feel very big emotions, even though it’s hard learning we can only control ourselves.

On a separate note, this book arrived significantly damaged as it was not shipped from amazon with anything to protect it. Needless to say I already had my reasons to promptly return.”

Hope-Librarian “This is a book for all those kids (and their parents) who sometimes take life a little too seriously and need balance. It’s a humorous story about an egg who lives in a carton with 11 others with the most interesting names. The Good Egg does everything he’s supposed to, is helpful, and follows the rules. His buddies…not so much. They show bad behavior a lot of the time, and even though he tries, the Good Egg can’t keep the peace. He becomes so frazzled and anxious his shell starts to crack. He decides he needs to take care of himself for a change. He travels, goes on walks, reads books, and over time starts to feel good about himself again. And his cracks heal. Missing his friends, he decides to go back, but he resolves not to worry about what the others do as much as before. He knows they’ll still do bad things every once in a while, but, hey, nobody’s perfect. The pictures are just right; illustrator Oswald injects humor in interesting places. His eggs have arms and legs and very expressive faces, and one mischievous egg even slaps a sign on the back of the Good Egg that says “Kick Me.” This is a good read and has some good tips for adults and kids.”
Tomas Milo “I was curious as to how I would like this book, but I usually either like or love a Jory John book. This one I loved. Though it will have comparisons to his other book The Bad Seed, I liked this one a lot better. This has a few great messages that are good for children to hear. The main messages being the importance of self-care and relaxation, and not expect everyone to act like you do. Definitely geared towards lower elementary kids but has value and uses with higher grades, too. The illustrations are detailed and well done.”
Mandrake “This was a book club choice, and one of the best that we have read in recent years. I would recommend it to everyone, but particularly those with strong and confirmed moral or political convictions. It will change your views about religion and politics, and hopefully make you more tolerant of other peoples perspectives. Here are my notes:

Haidt: The Righteous Mind
Overall
This was one of our best recent book club choices. It was well written, clear and thought provoking. The main point of the book to me was to demonstrate that morality has a social purpose, as the foundation on which social capital is constructed. What matters is that people share the same moral values, not whether those values are “right or wrong”. It has changed my thinking, and I have bought copies for friends of mine to see if it can also change theirs.

Synopsis

The book is divided into sections:
• Section 1: Intuitions come first, strategic reasoning second
The central metaphor is that the mind is like a rider on an elephant, whose job is to serve the elephant without much control of where the elephant is going. Traditionally Western philosophy separated the body and the mind, with the mind being the “ghost in the machine”, but according to Haidt the two are intimately connected. In fact morality is rooted in emotion and not in reason. We act first (the elephant moves), and justify our actions later (the rider).

• Section 2: There’s more to morality than harm and fairness
The central metaphor is like a tongue with six taste receptors. Morality has evolved to bind social groups together. Haidt identifies 6 different moral foundations, each of which has a role to play in addressing specific human behaviours:
Care/Harm: evolved for the protection and care of vulnerable offspring
Fairness/Cheating: evolved to encourage sharing and punish cheating
Loyalty/Betrayal: evolved to bind people together in social groups and to punish defectors
Authority/Subversion: evolved to bind people within a hierarchical social structure within the group
Sanctity/Degradation: evolved to protect health by avoiding unsafe foods and encouraging hygienic practises
Liberty/Oppression: evolved to balance the personal freedom and group loyalty

• Section 3: Morality binds and blinds
The central metaphor we are 90 percent bee and 10 percent chimp. We naturally tend to aggregate into large social groups bound by shared morals. In this context religion should not be seen as a parasitic meme, but as a social tool that binds people together into a cohesive and effective unit. Further, our political inclinations are a function of our individual sensitivities to each of the 6 moral foundations. Socialists are primarily driven by Care/Harm considerations for “social justice” and equality of outcomes. Conservatives are more concerned with maintaining social capital in an imperfect world where people cheat and exploit the system. Neither has a monopoly on righteousness, and each has their place in maintaining a balanced society.

Critique
I thought that this was an excellent book, grounded in science, which succeeds in its main argument that morality is an evolutionary adaptation whose purpose is to behind social groups together. I also very much enjoyed the description of how the field of moral psychology has developed over time. I have only a few points to discuss:

1. Religion as a meme
Haidt argues that the new Atheists are wrong in characterising Religion as a pernicious meme, and that instead it has a social purpose in binding people together into a cohesive whole. I think he overstates his case, and that his argument is not incompatible with that of the new atheists (Dawkins, Hitchens etc). Although the set of religions as a whole may well have a social purpose (religion has spontaneously evolved too often for it not to have some use), each individual religion can also be regarded as a meme that exploits humanity’s social needs to propagate itself. Thus when Haidt states that religions change over time to fit the needs of a changing society, the New Atheists would argue that the meme mutates and evolves with its host to ensure its continued propagation. It is merely a question of perspective.

2. Moral foundations of political views
Although, the conclusion of Haidt’s discussion of the moral foundations for Conservative and Liberal viewpoints is a refreshing call for tolerance, I thought that this was the weakest part of the book. His claim that political beliefs can be traced back to differing sensitivities to the 6 moral foundations mentioned above was justified by social surveys in which people were asked their political orientation and then asked to answer moral questionnaires. Conservatives and Liberals were then found to have different reactions to questions that targeted particular moral foundations. Correlation is not necessarily causation I thought that some of the graphs showed relatively weak relationships. In order for Haidt to be right the questions must be formulated so that the subject interprets them in the way intended, and that each question must target the intended moral foundation correctly. There is significant room for error and ambiguity there. His results seemed strong enough to draw general but not specific conclusions from.

3. I have an old friend whose politics are different from mine (he is a lifelong Socialist), so I bought him a copy of the book in the hope that it would provide some perspective and allow us to better understand each other’s viewpoints. As I handed it over he took one look and said “Not bloody Haidt, I hated that book.” We continue to avoid discussing politics. I am pessimistic that Haidt’s call for political toleration will be heeded.

Overall
I thought that this was a terrific book, and one of the best we have read in a while.”

 

Source : Amazon

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