THE RICHEST KID IN THE POOR HOUSE is about a boy who doesn't appreciate his parents until he gets a hamster who doesn't appreciate HIM! He learns the value of what really matters, and becomes truly rich in the process.
See some of the pictures inside by clicking on the book below:
"The Richest Kid In The Poorhouse is a well-written
and illustrated book with an important message for today's kids..." -
Rev. Vikki Randall, Associate Pastor for Children
"It echoes every Parents' cry... the Story reminds me of the blessings that we all take for granted." -Barry Cook, Co-Director, Disney's MULAN
At a Press Conference, His Holiness The Dalai Lama of Tibet was presented with his copy of THE RICHEST KID IN THE POOR HOUSE.
“I enjoyed it
very much...Children will find the pictures attractive and easy to understand.
The story has pathos and attempts to remind us about the dangers of self indulgence,
carelessness and pride, an old fashioned story in modern dress...” - Margaret Elliott of Redheugh,
Chief of the Elliott
"Made me wish I was 8 years old again! Turning the last page, I almost was!"- Ray Bradbury
"A poignant tale full of
wisdom and psychological insight... the pictures are compelling."
- Helen Davey, PhD. MFT Child,
Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy
"With the wisdom, humor,
and loving experience acquired from raising seven children, David and
Ruth Elliott have written and beautifully illustrated a heartwarming
story about a young boy that will engage readers of all ages. Combining
familiar themes of a lost pet, the 'Why can't I do what others do?'
and the wonder of a father's sacrificial love, THE RICHEST KID IN THE
POORHOUSE reminds us all of the faith and values that make life truly
- Patricia Ann 'Pann' Baltz, 1993 California Teacher of
the Year 1993 Disney Teacher of the Year