Inspire Compassion, Love, and Respect with Elmo, Cookie Monster and Friends (Social Emotional and Back to School Kindness Books for Kids). 40-page hardcover picture book. Journey with Elmo to find the true meaning of kindness, friendship, and compassion in this picture book for kids! In this heartwarming Sesame Street book, Elmo wakes up to a wonderful surprise—an act of kindness from his mom—and decides to further explore what it means to be kind. Follow Elmo as he discovers how his friends Big Bird, Abby Cadabby, Grover, and more spread kindness through small gestures and teach your child about love, respect, and the joy of helping others. This kindness book for children and toddlers features a poignant message for kids to explore in their own lives, reflecting on the kindness they see and feel every day and how to be grateful for it, as well as how to be generous and kind themselves.