In this timeless, adventure-filled fable for young readers, kindness, forgiveness, and family bring everyone back together! The core of this reluctant heroine’s tale nurtures peer empathy and social-emotional learning. Both whimsical and meaningful, SHYLA, THE TRAILBLAZING SUPER SNAIL fosters unity.
When a group of forest animals find themselves lost in a maze, Shyla, a soft-spoken and misunderstood young lady snail, saves them from danger. Her special ability to make shiny trails of slime helps the other animal children find their way back home again to their loving parents. Once ashamed of her unusual quality, Shyla realizes the very thing that makes her unusual is actually something to celebrate.
Unperturbed by the rejection of a bully, sweet natured SHYLA’s kind heart lights the way to reconciliation. As a result, a diverse community learns to acknowledge, appreciate, and celebrate everyone without exclusion. SHYLA’s selfless love makes her a cherished community heroine!
Inspired from the depths of author Jane Park Smith’s cancer healing journey, this storybook honors those who have fought, are fighting, and have overcome their health trials … as well as those who walk in faith alongside such brave souls.