Readings, Activities & Extras

Here are some different ways to engage with Hello! / Counting Kindness. See below for the videos and downloads – (note: some have different versions per country/language!) 

  • Readings: Hear Hollis read aloud from the different book editions
  • Activities: Download fun activities for home and school to explore counting, kindness, and empathy
  • Tutorial: Learn How to draw a bird with Barroux
  • Interviews and more: Discover the stories behind the story
  • From our readers: videos and pictures of how the book has inspired its readers

And there is more to come…

Would you like to share your own picture or video, inspired by the book?
We’d love to hear from you!

UK edition / all editions

Hollis reads Hello! (UK) on youtube
How Barroux draws the bird
Q&A with Hollis & Barroux
ACtivities for children
Activity notes by Hollis & Barroux
Hello! in sign language (BSL)

US edition

Hollis reads Counting Kindness (US)
Online Storytime at Belmont Books (US)
Activities - make a welcome box! (US)

NL edition

Hollis leest Iedereen telt mee!
Iedereen telt mee! (longer version)
Iedereen telt mee! lesbrief
Lesbrief met tips voor activiteiten door Hollis

From our readers

Anita Charles reads Counting Kindness
Hello! in Mandarin (Taiwan)
Hello! read by Brighton & Hove city libraries on facebook
Young reader with Counting Kindness

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Een bericht gedeeld door Hollis Kurman (@holliskurman_writer)

Hello! gift boxes made at the International School of Amsterdam

Credits: illustrator Barroux and UK publisher Otter-Barry Books. Music for drawing a bird by Alfie Gidley.