72.9 F
Chicago
Thursday, July 18, 2024
HomeBooks"Don't Be Mean to 13" Book Shares The History & Mythology of...

“Don’t Be Mean to 13” Book Shares The History & Mythology of Friggatriskaidekaphobia (Fear of Friday the 13th)

Date:

Related stories

Living Life Is The Bravest Thing Anyone Can Do

Many of the things we do every day have the ability to end the successful (or not) run we've currently got going on in life.

Troomi Might Be Perfect for Your Family, But It Wasn’t for Mine

My son (5th grade) found a way to root the phone and remove most of the Troomi restrictions baring him from downloading apps like Roblox or surfing on the open web. 

Construction Simulator: Stadium Expansion now Available in Digital Stores!

Construction Simulator® - Stadium Expansion offers players access to a new major contract.

10 Reasons The Chicago Dogs Are Our Family’s Favorite Chicago Team

It's July and we've been to a handful of games so far this season. A personal family record for seeing a sports team in a single season. Here's our top 10 reasons we love having the Chicago Dogs as our local team and attending their games.

P Is for Pride

P Is for Pride by Greg Paprocki introduces readers (and those listening)...
spot_imgspot_img

This post contains affiliate links that will allow me to earn a commission on purchases you make via clickthroughs to various online shops at no additional cost to you.

Friday the 13th is supposedly bad luck.

Some high rises don’t have a thirteenth floor.

Why are people so afraid of 13!?

Thirteen is feared and disliked for no good reason, while Twelve has always been popular! When
Thirteen and his friend Friday get together – watch out for friggatriskaidekaphobia!

Explore the ancient historical roots of these popular superstitions while encouraging children to use evidence-based, critical thinking with our friend, Thirteen!

Don’t Be Mean to 13, from Label Free Publishing, is a charming story with adorably drawn characters for pre-readers, while at the same time presenting the ancient historical roots of a popular superstition and introducing older children to evidence-based, critical thinking

Douglas Harris is an award-winning children’s book author and co-owner of Label Free Publishing where he has published My Name is Stardust (Label Free, 2017), Stardust Explores the Solar System (Label Free, 2018), and Stardust Explores Earth’s Wonders (Label Free, 2019)He co-authored these books with his children along with the Stardust Book series. My Name is Stardust is the first in their series of children’s illustrated science storybooks and features a foreword by renowned evolutionary biologist and author Richard Dawkins. 

Harris is also the co-author of Elle the Humanist with his 12-year-old daughter Elle. It is a beautifully illustrated book presenting humanist ideas and ethics in a way that’s warm, welcoming, and accessible for young readers. It features a foreword by renowned philosopher and author Daniel Dennett. 

Have you read any of Douglas Harris’ children’s book? What did you think? Let me know in the comments and on social.

Subscribe

- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories

spot_img

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here