downloadd“Baby Carrots” is a children’s book that contains ten short, “Carrots of Wisdom” stories. Henry the Heron is the wise old bird that hangs out with a variety of critters in the Perry’s backyard. He witnesses many different situations and then offers a simple life lesson. This is a book that helps “plant the seeds” of kindness and understanding in little ones. The stories are all presented in the same clear fashion. Each begins with a “preview” of what lesson is coming. The story concludes with the lesson that was learned. There is something for everyone here, from doves to lizards and many other critters. They learn to appreciate their differences and have compassion for others. They also have alot of fun along the way. The stories are good natured and easy going but the message is clear. This book helps start important conversations with students and your children.

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About the Author

Sondra Perry’s first children’s book, The Most Unusual Pet Ever, Henry our Great Blue Heron came out in 2011 and is the true story of meeting “Henry the Heron” and their continued friendship of ten years. Baby Carrots is the first book in the“Kids Carrots Book Series” that focuses on gently life lessons for children with the help of the wise old Henry the Heron and all the critters from the backyard. The next two books in the series are due out in 2015. Becoming a step-mother of three were the inspiration behind creating this series of books.  Sondra lives in San Ramon, CA with her husband Lance. She regularly gives fun and educational readings and presentations to groups of all ages. You can reach her at or

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