A Kids Book About Failure


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For Ages 5+

How not to fear failure but embrace it as a way to learn.

It’s not only likely kids will experience failure at some time in their lives, but it’s a 100% certainty. Grownups, it’s up to you to teach them how to embrace it. This book doesn’t paint a pretty face on failure. Instead, it rethinks what it means and shows kids how to live their lives not trying to avoid it.

Dr. Laymon Hicks (he/him) is a motivational speaker whose mission is to help young people overcome their obstacles and get back up. From troubled youth to obtaining a doctorate by the age of 29, his words are empowering, and his message is practical. He lives in Florida.

Hardback Size: 8.00" x 10.50" x 0.50"
ISBN: 978-1-951253-20-2
Printed in China

eBook Format: EPUB
eBook ISBN: 978-1-951253-21-9
eBook Compatibility: iOS, iPadOS, and macOS devices
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64 Pages

Copyright 2019
Designed in Portland, Oregon

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Customer Reviews

Based on 90 reviews
david L.
i would have benefited from this book

This is a really great way to educated a young child that failure is not only an inevitable occurrence, but an invaluable source of education!

maria m.
Loved it!

It is perfect for my 6.5 year old that seems to not want to do anything she thinks is hard because she doesn't want to mess up. My favorite book I've gotten from them so far!


Great positive message and inspiring

Just what I was hoping it would be

Perfect for our 8 year old who is starting to loose confidence when he doesn’t play as well as other kids. It’s easy for him to read and understand. We will be reading this for years, great book to have in the family.

Dana H.
One of our favorites

If you only get a few titles from AKBA, include this one. It's great. My son and I both say to one another "failure is part of the process" now, and it helps us both. Ha!