Mr. Tempkin Climbs a Tree

Written by
Illustrated by
Carles Arbat 
Ages: 6 to 7 Years
Last Sent to Families: July 2019


Marky likes spending time with his neighbor, Mr. Tempkin, a lot -- even though there’s quite an age difference between them. His father says this is a mitzvah, but Marky doesn’t understand why until Mr. Tempkin falls from a tree and gets hurt. Now Marky is beginning to learn how being a good friend can also be a good deed.

Big Question

What makes a good friend?