Pumpkin Alpaca has a wicked sense of bravery, knowing that worries and fears are always normal, especially during Halloween.
Whether your child is unsure about the traditions of Halloween or second-guessing their costume, you can help them confidently embrace their big feelings, cope with self-doubt, and discover their inner bravery with the support of Pumpkin Alpaca.
“The Costume Comeback at the Monster Ball” follows Sloth, who is on the fence about his Alien costume. The rest of our characters step in to help him see that it’s both safe and brave for him to be his unique self and to take pride in his costume choice. With lessons on standing out and seeing our decisions through, this story can be both relatable and helpful for parents navigating costume debacles and supporting their children’s feelings of self-doubt.
- The Pumpkin Alpaca Kin
- “The Costume Comeback at the Monster Ball" Hardcover Book: “The Costume Comeback" encourages children to see their decisions through and be their brave and authentic selves. Reflect & Connect Questions support thoughtful discussions and deepen children’s learning.
- The Affirmation Card: “The Costume Comeback" affirmation card reminds children that when faced with fear, they can connect with their bravery and follow what feels true in their hearts.
Authors: Kelly Oriard & Callie Christensen
Hardcover, ages 0 and up. Publisher: Slumberkins, 2021