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The You Are Awesome Journal

Dare to find your confidence (and maybe even change the world). Activities inspired by the no. 1 bestseller You Are Awesome

By Matthew Syed
Illustrated by Lindsey Sagar and Toby Triumph

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Find your way to awesome with this brilliant toolkit of goals, plans and challenges!

Find your way to awesome with this brilliant toolkit of goals, plans and challenges!

Boys and girls everywhere have been discovering that they can be awesome thanks to bestselling author Matthew Syed. Now he's created an interactive journal full of life hacks, challenges and activities to give kids the confidence to come up with their own plan of action to be the best they can be. Because, with the right mindset, you really CAN do (almost) anything, whether you want to supercharge your maths, try out for the team or be the first person to walk on Mars.

Whether setting out their goals, planning the best practice ever, keeping calm with breathing exercises or making paper aeroplanes to understand marginal gains, readers will love the brilliant activities in The You Are Awesome Journal. This is the perfect toolkit for anyone who dreams big - and who wants to make those dreams come true.

Praise for YOU ARE AWESOME:

'Great book for young children about determination, resilience, self-confidence.' - Phil Neville, former England footballer and head coach of England Women

'I have lost track of the number of people recommending YOU ARE AWESOME by Matthew Syed. An accessible, practical approach to helping kids develop a growth mindset.' - The Bookseller

'An awesome book about becoming awesome. How inspiring it is to know that there's a path to awesomeness and that anyone - absolutely anyone - can go down that path. This book shows you how.' - Professor Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

'Grab yourselves a copy folks, this is wonderful and insightful.' - Author Giles Paley-Phillips

'I read YOU ARE AWESOME in one go, and then read it again! It answered so many questions I had about how to get better at some of the things I struggle with. It has stories of how others have been successful and makes you feel that you can do it too. After reading YOU ARE AWESOME I've changed how I approach difficult things. I've told all my friends to read it!' - Freddie, age 10

'I loved this book. YOU ARE AWESOME really builds your confidence and shows you how the right mindset can help you achieve your dreams. It shows that you have to be brave, prepare for failure and have self-belief. I will definitely be using some of the principles in this book to tackle some everyday challenges and other bigger ones too. A definite must read for anyone who wants to achieve more with their lives and build their confidence.' - Ella, age 13

Biographical Notes

Matthew Syed (Author)
Matthew Syed is a columnist for The Times, an acclaimed author and a former international table tennis champion. He is also a trustee of Greenhouse Sports, a charity that empowers young people from disadvantaged communities through sport. Matthew is married, and has two young children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781526361660
  • Publication date: 23 Aug 2018
  • Page count: 144
  • Imprint: Wren & Rook
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