Children get the message in our consumer culture that greed is OK and it’s normal to claim things as “mine.” It’s not easy to get rid of the habit of putting our pleasures over the rights and delights of others.

Author Anna Kang and illustrator Christopher Weyant hit the jackpot with this endearing morality play about two bears squabbling over a chair. They take turns trying to get the other to move, and soon we get the picture it would be better to share. This lively picture book is designed for kids ages 2 through 7 (Two Lions; search for this title at

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