What Do You Do With An Idea?

Author: Kobi Yamada

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Publisher: Compendium Inc

Assigned Reading Age: 3-9

Subjects: Self-Esteem, Self-Reliance & Self-Confidence

The story is about an idea (cutely illustrated as an egg with a crown) that the main character gets. At first he tries to ignore it but to no avail. It keeps on following him until slowly but surely he starts to accept it. The idea is “fed” by this acceptance and appreciation of it. The boy tries to share it with others who scoff or belittle him but he does not let it bother him as now he has come to love the idea. The idea gets bigger until eventually the idea has reached it maximum size, takes wing and flies off.

The theme behind this book is a good one. How many times have we had ideas but not paid heed to them. How many times have others taken ideas and changed the world with them. What if they, too, had not paid heed to their idea? Where would we be today if we all ignored our ideas.