The Terrible Spray Smell of Skunks

The Terrible Spray Smell of Skunks

In Helium Heels, the ghost babies – Tommy, Willy, Brando, Elliot, and Little Becky – thought it was a good idea to play a trick on a skunk. And that’s the last time they’ll ever do it. Right after they shout “BOO!” the frightened skunk sprays them with a terrible...
20 Interesting Facts about Skunks

20 Interesting Facts about Skunks

In Helium Heels a skunk makes a brief appearance. The small black and white furry animal, when frightened by the ghost babies, sprays them with a terrible smelling oily liquid, which quickly stinks up the whole barn. The ghost babies then had to be bathed in tomato...
Teamwork is Crucial to Success

Teamwork is Crucial to Success

The Helium Books stimulate the imagination of children and, above all, promote teamwork and cooperation. They show readers the benefits of working together, especially since the animals in the stories are different from one another. They teach that we must put aside...
The Effectiveness of Teamwork

The Effectiveness of Teamwork

Readers may have already noticed that teamwork, along with cooperation, is the main theme of The Helium Books series. In The Helium Table, the farm animals find themselves in outer space on top of a helium table. When they feel cold, the sheep share their woolly coats...