Stacy McAnulty and Joanne Lew-Vriethoff - Brave - Little, Brown Book Group

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Brave

By Stacy McAnulty and Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

  • Hardback
  • £11.99

From the author/illustrator duo behind Beautiful comes a new empowering book for all kids that demonstrates to children that they can be superheroes in everyday life and that all kids have what it takes to be brave.

Superheroes seek adventure, never give up, and stay calm when others are afraid.

Superheroes are brave. But they aren't the only ones.

Kids are brave every day. When they are told they are too little, but accomplish something big. When they check for monsters under the bed, just in case. When they face something uncertain, whether a thunderstorm or a hospital visit. When they stand up for what's right, even when it means facing consequences.

Like superheroes, brave kids can save the world, just by being brave.

Thoughtful text from Stacy McAnulty paired with vibrant illustrations from Joanne Lew-Vriethoff encourage kids to be brave in all the ways they can: trying new things, speaking their mind, confronting bullies, and more. This book will inspire kids to follow their hearts and to have courage, no matter the situation.

Biographical Notes

Stacy McAnulty is the author of Mr. Fuzz Buster Knows He's the Favorite, 101 Reasons Why I'm Not Taking a Bath, Excellent Ed, and Beautiful. She lives in Kernersville, NC, with her family. Joanne Lew-Vriethoff is the award-winning illustrator of Beautiful, as well as such books as Another Day as Emily, The Dancing Pancake, and Peace, Baby! She lives in Amsterdam with her family.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780762457823
  • Publication date: 26 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Running Press Kids
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