This engaging picture book promotes pro-social behaviour by using the metaphor of filling a bucket to show primary students how their words and actions affect themselves and others. Students learn that thoughtful, loving, respectful, and kind behaviour fills buckets while taking from another’s bucket can result in hurt and sadness. Straightforward language and bright, cheerful illustrations explain the basic concept and detail real-life scenarios. A suitable read-aloud to support social-emotional and social skills and focus on empathy and the well-being of oneself and others. Log in to read the full review.