Kelly Bear Earth Book: Kelly Bear BooksChildren, ages 3 to 9, find the Kelly Bear books fun to read again and again. All children readily identify with the green bear who shares his experiences. (Over 350,000 books being used throughout the world!)Why do children LOVE Kelly Bear?Kelly Bear shares his feelings and experiences FIRST and then asks children about their lives. The books are to be read by a parent, teacher, counselor or other adult with a child or children.After reading each page, children respond to the questions 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 books further children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual development.