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The Adventures of Mali & Keela


The Adventures of Mali & Keela is an award-winning book of adventure stories to introduce children to virtues.


These engaging stories for 3 to 7 year olds help children understand 52 virtues, including kindness, compassion, integrity, courage, respect, patience, honesty, and more.

USA Mom's Choice Awards Gold Award Winner

“I am delighted by the beauty and usefulness of the stories. The illustrations are adorable too.”

– Linda Kavelin Popov, Co-Founder, The Virtues Project

“An inspiring, creative, and engaging book, where life lessons and heart-warming stories come together. I recommend this book with great enthusiasm!”

– Dara Feldman, Founder, The Heart of Education


Virtues explored in this book:

Assertiveness, Caring, Cleanliness, Commitment, Compassion, Confidence, Consideration, Cooperation, Courage, Courtesy, Creativity, Detachment, Determination, Diligence, Enthusiasm, Excellence, Flexibility, Forgiveness, Friendliness, Generosity, Gentleness, Helpfulness, Honesty, Honor, Humility, Idealism, Integrity, Joyfulness, Justice, Kindness, Love, Loyalty, Moderation, Modesty, Orderliness, Patience, Peacefulness, Perseverance, Purposefulness, Reliability, Respect, Responsibility, Self-discipline, Service, Tact, Thankfulness, Tolerance, Trust, Trustworthiness, Truthfulness, Understanding, Unity


About The Adventures of Mali & Keela

The Adventures of Mali & Keela is a collection of thirteen adventure stories written specifically to help children understand virtues. Over the course of the book 52 virtues are explored.

Loved by kids, the stories provide age-suitable examples of virtues in action, displayed by an engaging cast of characters.


Following each story is a section to prompt discussion between the adult reader and child. This provides opportunity for deeper understanding, bringing the virtues into context within the child's own experience.


While the outcome is a book that is both educational and inspirational, from the child’s point of view, The Adventures of Mali & Keela is simply a collection of exciting, engaging stories that gets the imagination soaring!

A customer review...

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