Be Kind

Author(s): Pat Zietlow Miller

Picture Books | Radical Kindness

"These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness." --The New York Times Book Review

When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind?

From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a difference--or at least help a friend. With a gentle text from the award-winning author of Sophie's Squash, Pat Zietlow Miller, and irresistible art from Jen Hill, Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world.


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A thoughtful picture book illustrating the power of being kind, from the award-winning author of Sophie's Squash.

Pat Zietlow Miller is a children's book lover and a contributor at Her picture books include Sophie's Squash, Sophie's Squash Go To School, Wherever You Go, Sharing the Bread, and The Quickest Kid in Clarksville. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin. Visit her online at Jen Hill is the illustrator of several picture books, including Diana's White House Garden by Elisa Carbone, Spring for Sophie by Yael Werber, and Doing Her Bit by Erin Hagar; and is also the author and illustrator of Percy and Tumtum: A Tale of Two Dogs. She is a graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her online at

General Fields

  • : 9781626723214
  • : Roaring Brook Press
  • : First Second
  • : 0.442
  • : September 2017
  • : 266mm X 240mm
  • : United States
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Full colour illustrations
  • : 32
  • : Jen Hill
  • : Hardback
  • : Pat Zietlow Miller