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Penelope Perfect


February 27, 2023

Book Details

"I'd never been late for anything. I just knew this would be a bad day." When Penelope oversleeps, her daily routine gets thrown for a loop. From wearing mismatched socks to receiving her first-ever "B," will "Penelope Perfect" survive this imperfect day? This encouraging story told in cheerful rhyme will speak to kids who deal with perfectionism or other forms of anxiety. The book concludes with tips and information to help parents, teachers, counselors, and other adults foster dialogue with children about overcoming perfectionism and coping when things don't go according to plan.

Author Description

Shannon Anderson is an award-winning children's book author and loves to do author visits to teach the power of reading, writing, and learning with a growth mindset. She has taught for 25 years, from first grade through college level. Shannon also held the roles of gifted coordinator, literacy coach, and adjunct professor. A highlight of her teaching career was being named one of ten teachers who "amazed and inspired us" by the Today Show. You can learn more about her at shannonisteaching.com. She lives in Indiana.

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