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Character Education

Hello all! How is your year going? Character education is something that is very important at my school. We have Assembly each day where we meet as a school to talk about the character trait of the month. Each week, each teacher takes turns teaching a character trait for the whole week, and then at the end of the week, we do star student. Do you do star of the week in your class?

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The Family Groove Review


This delightful book (part of the Wiblets Family) emphasizes the importance of saying the magic words “please” and “thank you”. The lesson is conveyed through the two central characters, Dudley and his mother, in this simple, yet imaginative story.

Dudley is not rude, though he is demanding, as most children can be; and through the narrative, his mother explains the reasons why it is so important to use the “magic words“.

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A Special Sparkle Review

What a beautiful review from our new friends at A SPECIAL SPARKLE!

Hello friends!

I have a great article lined up for you about social skills in the classroom, but I’d like to start with a little taste of social skills books and their importance at school and at home.

I had the pleasure of reading a cute little story called Demanding Dudley by Deneen Renae, which is part of the new Wiblets series.  As a special education teacher, I’ve learned stories are one of the best ways to engage students and teach valuable social skills lessons. I was happy to discover a new series to help teach these important skills.

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Hawaii Mom Blog

Dudley is making waves all the way to Hawaii with another great review from the Hawaii Mom Blog!


We recently received a copy of The Wiblets: Demanding Dudley by Deneen Renae, illustrated by Lelsie Pinto.

Demanding DudleyAbout the story:
When an impatient little monster demands apple juice from his mother without using the “magic words,” his loving mom uses the chance to teach the tyke that being polite and grateful is always the way to go in the newest book from The Wiblets series, which centers around a community of delightful, colorful and funny monsters.

Demanding Dudley is such a cute story with a great lesson.

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