Secrets Kids Know...That Adults Oughta Learn: Enriching Your Life by Viewing It Through The Eyes of a Child

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Winner of the Best New Book Award of 2017 from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor!

Kids have a fantastic way of looking at the world, and they are often kind, curious, and completely honest about the things they experience. We tend to lose those natural traits as we get older, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In Allen Klein’s new book, people share stories of the lessons they’ve learned from children, from the hilarious anecdotes that make you think to the out-of-nowhere, insightful thoughts on modern issues.

Secrets Kids Know. . . That Adults Oughta Learn will help you get back to your unbiased childhood mind, all the while entertaining you with the incredible things that could only come out of the mouth of a child.
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Allen Klein is an award-winning keynote speaker and best-selling author. He is a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, a Certi ed Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association, a Communication and Leadership Award from Toastmas- ters International, and he is an inductee in the Hunter College of The City University of New York Hall of Fame. He is also the author of twenty- ve books including The Healing Power of Humor, Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying, The Art of Living Joyfully, Change Your Life!: A Little Book of Big Ideas, and You Can’t Ruin My Day. His TEDx talk can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=rqPu52vWpJA.

For more information about his books or presentations, go to www.allenklein.com or contact him at allen@allen- klein.com.
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Aug 22, 2017
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781632280541
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Language
English
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Genres
Body, Mind & Spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth
Self-Help / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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