Becoming Better Grownups: Rediscovering What Matters and Remembering How to Fly

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A New York Times-bestselling author looks for the meaning of a good life by seeking advice from the very young and the very old.

When his first book tour ended, Brad Montague missed hearing other people's stories so much that he launched what he dubbed a Listening Tour. First visiting elementary schools and later also nursing homes and retirement communities, he hoped to glean new wisdom as to how he might become a better grownup. Now, in this playful and buoyant book, he shares those insights with rest of us --timeless, often surprising lessons that bypass the head we're always stuck in, and go straight to the heart we sometimes forget.

Each of the book's three sections begins with the illustrated story of "The Incredible Floating Girl." Brad weaves this story together with lessons of success, fear, regret, gratitude, love, happiness, and dreams to reveal the true reason we are here: to fly, and to help others fly.

Beautifully designed and featuring Montague's own whimsical 4-color illustrations that appeal to the kid in all of us, Becoming Better Grownups shares the purpose and meaning we can all discover merely by listening, and reveals that--in a world that seems increasingly childish--the secret to joy is in fact to become more childlike.
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About the author

Brad Montague is the creator of the web series Kid President and the author of the New York Times bestseller Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. As an illustrator, Montague has his work spread across the internet daily and can regularly be seen in Joanna Gaines's The Magnolia Journal.
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Penguin
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Published on
Apr 7, 2020
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9780525537854
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Language
English
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Genres
Body, Mind & Spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success
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This content is DRM protected.
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