Book Review of Whoever You Are
The Children’s Book Review
Written by Mem Fox
Illustrated by Leslie Staub
Ages 3+ | 32 Pages
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers | ISBN-13:978-0152060305
What to Expect: Inclusivity and Diversity
If you are looking for a book you can share with your child and cherish for years to come, look no further than Whoever You Are by Mem Fox.
A critically acclaimed author, Mem Fox has carefully crafted an excellent picture book promoting diversity, unity, and love. With lively and colorful illustrations, this book teaches children that despite our differences, we all share the same emotions, regardless of where we come from or what we look like. The touching message and captivating imagery remind us that accepting and celebrating our differences is essential to what makes us all unique. Suitable for kids of all ages, parents can use this brilliant tool to teach their little ones the values of acceptance and equality.
Whoever You Are delivers a powerful and much-needed message in a simple and engaging way and is an essential book for everyone’s collection.
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About the Author
Mem Fox is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.
About the Illustrator
Leslie Staub’s paintings have been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. Although she lived for many years in the Northeast and the Northwest, she has happily returned home to New Orleans, where she was born and raised. Whoever You Are is her first picture book.
What to Read Next if You Love Whoever You Are
- It’s Okay to be Different, by Todd Parr
- The Colors of Us, by Karen Katz
- Time for Bed, by Mem Fox
- Possum Magic, by Mem Fox
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