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    • ISBN:9781408355718
    • Publication date:10 Jan 2019

Happy to Be Me

By Emma Dodd

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A fun-filled, rhyming book celebrating bodies of all kinds, from Emma Dodd, the bestselling author-illustrator of Forever and Sometimes.

A fun-filled, rhyming book celebrating bodies of all kinds, from Emma Dodd, the bestselling author-illustrator of Forever and Sometimes.

Thank you, hands, you touch and hold.
Ears, you hear the things I'm told.

Thank you, eyes, you let me see.
Oh, I'm so happy to be me!

Emma Dodd's simple, heartfelt story offers children and their parents a way of talking easily, and with gratitude, about their bodies and the wonderful things they can do. This is the perfect way to build body confidence and self-esteem in even the youngest children!

'With simple, rhyming text and bright, colourful artwork, this delightful picture book ... reminds us that each and every body is different, with its diverse cast of young friends including a wheelchair-user, a child with a hearing aid and characters with glasses. Another success from the bestselling author-illustrator' BookTrust

Look out for these other amazing books from Emma Dodd (written by Giles Andreae):
I Love My Mummy
I Love My Daddy
I Love My Grandma
I Love My Grandad
I Love My Teacher

Biographical Notes

Emma Dodd was brought up in Guildford, Surrey, in a family of artists. As a child she loved the work of Peter Firmin, John Burningham and Gerald Rose, and from as far back as she can remember she wanted to be an illustrator. Emma studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration. The I Love You range has sold over 750,000 copies and I Love My Mummy won the Bookstart Early Years Award. Emma lives in Surrey with her husband and two children and their terrier cross, Buzz, who keeps her fit and provides inspiration.

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  • ISBN: 9781408355701
  • Publication date: 04 Apr 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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