I think it's important to remember the first verse of the first chapter:
The Gloob of Thannook,
A most curious chappie.
A smile on his face
Every day, always happy.
No crying for he,
Not ever a frown.
A positive fellow
Who never feels down.
The Gloob likes and believes in himself, and that is what is important. His parents obviously gave him a sense of worth, which is a priceless gift to bestow.
Great tale, pooh - but where is Chapter 7?
Going to my school was an education in itself. Which is not to be confused with actually getting an education (Schultz)