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
Welcome Grownups
Watch the Hug Bandit's
first hugging attempt!
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