In this world, all critter children learned that
happiness did not happen by accident; it was
things that made you feel good. That kind of
thinking was called positive thinking, and
anyone could learn how to do it! Instead of
thinking or talking about how bad things were,
positive thinking critters talked about good
things most of the time, and they were always
looking for the good in every situation. These
positive thinkers were really like wizards
because they could see lots of good things that
negative, unhappy critters could not see. They
could also find solutions and solve problems
really fast, create great new like putting on a
new pair of glasses; you could see lots of good
things that you couldn’t see before. It worked
just like magic!  
If someone was sad, mad or scared for a long
time, it could turn into a bad way of thinking
called stinking bad and feel terrible, and lots of
unhappy thoughts would be filling a critter’s
head. The only way to feel better again was for
them to always worked, and soon they would feel
much happier! Being a positive thinker and
having a dream to follow was sure to create a
happy life and bring more goodness into the

This is the story of what happened once in
Kingdom Town when happiness was outlawed,
and how a brave critter with the help of an angel
brought happiness back to the land.
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Kingdom Town is a wonderful place to live
where every good thing is possible and dreams
come true! All of the critters who live here know
that happiness isn't an accident - it's created!
That's right, creating a happy life is an inside
job and anyone can learn how to do it. For little
kids and grown ups, the Secret to Happiness is
Positive Thinking! Take a stroll through town
and meet all of the wonderful, zany critters who
live in Kingdom Town. They will delight you with
their adventures, arouse your joy and
enthusiasm, and inspire you to create the life of
your dreams!
Welcome Grownups
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wellspring of harmony and goodness that exist within each and every one of

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positive thinking through heartfelt hugs in a
magical land called Kingdom Town....

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one person's sense of hurt and resentment can
negatively affect his entire kingdom, and how
another's dream of sharing love and happiness
can heal it: a perfect tale for children of all ages....

Any parent or grandparent wanting a gift for a
child that will help teach good principles, as well
as entertain, should look no further....

Finding Happiness is a wonderful story about the
value of positive thinking....
Mayor King's heart was broken
and his sadness spread across
the land. Thanks to the Hug
Bandit, a gentle superhero who
uses the power of positive
thinking, peace and joy return to
Kingdom Town