This book is great for children as it teaches life lessons. Bash gets jealous when Lucy wants to help t\coach a Special Olympics team. Bash learns to see the needs of others and to share. Bash also gets a lesson that everyone is different and some children have special needs. The group of children come together as a team and Lucy is the coach. Having been a second grade teacher and a Special Ed. teacher, I would highly recommend this book to both groups of children. The messages are very important in today's world.