The Hardest Word

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Ages: 5 to 6 Years
Last Sent to Families: August 2021


The Ziz, a clumsy and big-hearted bird, asks God for advice after accidentally destroying a vegetable garden. From this, Ziz learns the importance of an apology.

Big Question

What's so hard about apologizing?

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What Other Families Say About This Book

"I absolutely loved this book. My 5.5 YO just read it again and it’s such a wonderful way to introduce the concept of apologizing. "
"Great blog post, too bad I read it one day after Yom Kippur! I realized we don't have any Yom Kippur-related books, I'll keep this saved and handy to do these activities next year. "