Kelly Bear Drug Awareness Book: Kelly Bear Book: DRUG AWARENESSChildren, ages 3 to 9, find the Kelly Bear books fun to read again and again. All children readily identify with the green bear who serves as a positive role model for children. (Over 350,000 books being used throughout the world!)Why do children LOVE Kelly Bear?In the four books, Feelings, Behavior, Health, and Earth, Kelly Bear shares his feelings and experiences FIRST and then asks children about their lives. These books are to be read by a parent, teacher, counselor, or other adult with a child or children.After reading each question, children respond as though they are conversing with Kelly Bear, so it is easier for them to speak openly. When the adult listens carefully and repeats what the child says, the child feels valued and accepted. The resulting adult-child communication and bonding fosters the child's self-confidence. The Kelly Bear books further children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual development.