So Few of Me


Leo's list of things to do keeps growing, until one day he wishes, "If only there were two of me." Just as the words are out of his mouth, poof! Another Leo appears! Two Leos become three, three become four, and four become more . . . but Leo can't help but notice that he has even more to do than before. As he struggles to deal with his overcomplicated life, Leo realizes that there may be a simpler solution to his overscheduling woes.

So Few of Me is a timely reminder for overscheduled educators who are faced with the complications and burdens of a data driven classroom environment filled with assessment and test scores. It reminds us that dreaming and creativity are very much a part of a productive learning process. So Few of Me is a perfect gift for educators and a welcome addition for today’s professional development programs.

Written and Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds 
(Candlewick Press, 2004)