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Book Review/Giveaway: When I Grow Up I Want To Be A Good Person! Ends March 5th

When I grow up

Book Review: Blake and Brendan would do almost anything to get out of going to Mr. Becket’s funeral. It will be boring and sad-and dead people are scary! There might even be ghosts! But Mom and Dad insist. Mr. Becket was a good person, and it is right to gather with his family and friends to remember him and all the good things he did. So what’s so good about remembering a dead person? A lot. Readers learn with Blake and Brendan what it means to be a good person and all the ways a good person makes a difference in people’s lives, even long after they’re gone.


  • Series: When I Grow Up…
  • Paperback: 50 pages
  • Cost: $10.95


My Review: After their mom insisted that they go with them to attend Mr. Becket’s funeral, Blake and Brendan found out how important Mr. Becket was to the people and the community.

They learnt how Mr. Becket cared for those who could not stand up for themselves. That he mentor young men, coach different sports, he taught kids how to deal with winning and losing and how to do both gracefully. The boys also learnt that Mr. Becket not only helped people but animals too. They notice that Mr. Becket was liked a lot. They wonder if they can be as good a person as Mr. Becket when they grow up.

This is an inspirational book for children to learn how to be responsible in learning how to help others. The illustrations are bright and bold which helps tell the story.

At the end of the story is a short story about The Elephant and the Blind Man.


FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Wigu Publishing in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.


About the Publishing Company: Wigu Publishing is a collaboration among talented and creative individuals working together to publish informative and fun books for our children. Our titles serve to introduce children to the people in their communities who serve others through their vocations. Wigu’s books are unique in that they help our children to visualize the abundant opportunities that exist for them to be successful and to make a difference. Our goal is to inspire the great leaders and thinkers of tomorrow.

Wigu’s newly released children’s book series, When I Grow Up…, features vocations many children dream about – a firefighter, a teacher, a soldier, a doctor – all combining engaging elements of storytelling with real world facts and information. Both educational and fun, the fully illustrated book series takes its readers on a journey of discovery, exploring how one finds their career, learns the necessary skills, and how they excel and grow within their chosen field.


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Winner is tmy56



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February 22, 2016 - Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , ,


  1. death…hard subject to approach with kids….ours started with a dead beloved pet…this story could ease the way and open up a discussion

    Comment by Ronda Six Garnett | February 22, 2016 | Reply

  2. I just came from the Wigus site. They have a lot of interesting info for parents and kids reading. There aren’t any books quite like this for kids that I’m aware of so this would be a great teaching read. Thanks for the giveaway and post.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at ) all (dot) com

    Comment by carol L | February 22, 2016 | Reply

  3. This sounds like a great book for bedtime reading, leaving the kids with good thoughts to think of at the end of their day. I like the other titles in the series, especially Army & Navy.

    Comment by tmy56 | February 23, 2016 | Reply

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