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Paperback Book Details
  • 05/2014
  • 9781499504125 B00KEG0910
  • 36 pages
  • $14.99
EBook Details
  • 05/2014
  • B00KEG0910 B00KEG0910
  • 38 pages
  • $2.99
Yarashell Abbily and Her Very Messy Room

The book is about a delightful little girl who wakes up joyfully each day.  She sets about getting herself dressed and ready for the day.  In the process, she pulls most everything out of her dresser drawers and closet, tossing them this way and that.  They all land in unique configurations about the room, creating a fantastic wonderland in her imagination.  Through it all, she discusses her creations with her best friend…her doll, who encourages her handi-work to be even better.  As you might imagine, when Mommy appears upon the scene, all she sees is a mess!  A battle of wills ensues.  Finally, in frustration Daddy arrives with a brilliant idea.  To end the confrontation, he suggests a game…Yarashell’s favorite.  The thought of winning is exactly what is needed to turn her attention to the task at hand…cleaning up her room.  Enjoy meeting Yarashell and experiencing her delightful imagination as she gets herself ready to begin her day. This book will give you a glimpse of how a child sees things very differently from adults. Yarashell is sure to remind you of all the messy little ones in your life. With its sing-song verse, this book is a great family read. The accompanying song can be heard for free at sybrina.com.

 

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Michelle Robertson for Reader's Favorite

Reviewed by Michelle Robertson for Readers' Favorite

Yarashell is a typical three-year-old young girl who loves to play and find the perfect outfit to wear in the morning, but Yarashell makes a very big mess in doing so and never wants to clean it up. Yarashell believes her messy room is a work of art, and there is no need to change it. When her mommy is displeased with the way her room looks, she calls her daddy to come in and see. Will Yarashell have to clean up her room when her daddy sees the mess?

Yarashell Abbily and Her Very Messy Room by Sybrina Durant is a delightful and charming children's book that introduces young readers to a sing-song rhyming story dialog, along with a fun, entertaining game to learn responsibility when cleaning their room. Children are messy by nature. They can make a clean room a disaster area in a matter of minutes and not think twice about cleaning up after themselves. Author Sybrina Durant and illustrator Sara Wilson have created an exciting, interactive text with brightly colored, creative pictures for young readers to read, learn, and sing along with and a useful resource guide for parents to teach young children to pick up after themselves.

 

Children are attracted to and learn more from a rhyme or a song because it is easier for their developing brains to remember. Sybrina Durant has devised not only a way for children to have an entertaining reading experience, but also creates a fun parent-child potential bonding period. This book is great for parents, teachers, and young readers to enjoy.

News
06/13/2014
Creative Way To Inspire Youngsters To Clean Their Room

Everyone knows a messy little 3 year old!  Finally, here’s a clean-up idea that makes cleaning as much fun as making a room messy in the first place.  Read about it in the latest children’s book by Author, Sybrina Durant, titled Yarashell Abbily and Her Very Messy Room.

If you are a parent or a grandparent of a toddler or young child, then you are aware of the challenges associated with inspiring them to clean up their rooms. Part of the challenge—is that kids enjoy their very messy room. This could be because they like to see all of their favorite toys out in one place, it is not fun to clean, or because they do not yet understand the benefits of keeping things organized.  Or maybe, they just don’t see it as messy at all.

In her latest book, children’s author, Sybrina Durant has created a messy room wonderland. The book explores why children enjoy making their room a mess—and a creative clean up idea that all parents can turn to. Aside from the real-life lesson of keeping an organized room, Yarashell Abbily and Her Very Messy Room is filled with the delightful artwork of Sara Wilson, who illustrated the book in vivid colors and modern imagery that little girls relate to.

The inspiration behind Yarashell Abbily and Her Very Messy Room was born when Sybrina asked one of her beloved grandchildren what her favorite thing in the whole wide world was. With a bright smile, enthusiasm and sincerity—her 3 year old granddaughter replied “I like to mess up my room!”

It was then that Sybrina understood that a messy room was part of children’s creative process, meaning that a creative clean up idea was required, too. She first wrote the song that accompanies the book—followed by the book. Everyone knows a messy little girl, who finds the thought of cleaning her room to be heartbreaking. While a messy room book may at first seem counterintuitive—it is a truly brilliant idea. Better yet—the book is fun and the illustrations are vibrant.

To learn how to make cleaning fun, with a creative clean up idea, please visit Amazon.com to order the print or eBook version of this fun filled messy room book. The song title, “I Like To Mess Up My Room” can also be purchased on iTunes—or visit Author Sybrina Durant’s website now to hear the song for free.

Formats
Paperback Book Details
  • 05/2014
  • 9781499504125 B00KEG0910
  • 36 pages
  • $14.99
EBook Details
  • 05/2014
  • B00KEG0910 B00KEG0910
  • 38 pages
  • $2.99

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