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Do Something for Someone Else

By Loll Kirby
Illustrated by Yas Imamura

Meet 12 real-life children spreading kindness with simple acts of everyday activism.

Meet kids – just like you – whose small acts of kindness are changing the lives of others. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our world starts here… with you. Features a how-to-help section, with simple steps to inspire young readers to take action at home and at school.

  • Be inspired by 12 children from around the world spreading kindness with acts of everyday activism in this non-fiction picture book
  • Read their stories, and discover how they became campaigners for kindness
  • Meet 9-year-old Katie from the US, growing fruit and vegetables to feed people in need; 15-year-old Christopher and Reece raising awareness of mental health through swimathons; 9 year old Winter Vincent from Australia, fundraising for water filters

About the author

Loll Kirby has spent many years being inspired by young people, through her work as a primary school teacher and forest school leader and from spending every day with her three lovely sons. She believes that children have the very best ideas and that they’re never too small to start making a difference. Loll likes kindness, dark chocolate buttons and spotting interestingly shaped clouds while out running in Leamington Spa, where she lives with her family. Loll wrote this book – as well as her first book ‘Old Enough to Save the Planet’ – for anyone who wants to make positive changes in the world.

About the illustrator

Yas Imamura is an Asian American illustrator who has done work for clients like An-thropologie, Sanrio and Papyrus. She also owns a greeting card shop called Quill & Fox which has been a delightful pursuit of infusing humour and fun quips into her drawings. As a child, Yas has always been fond of doodling, and much to the dismay of her parents, on surfaces she shouldn’t-like the treasured pages of children’s books. Much of her work now draw inspiration from those same books she enjoyed as a kid, her art evolving into an amalgamation of both the timeless and modern. Her preferred materials are gouache and watercolour and often finds herself drawn to projects that are playful and a little offbeat.

ISBN: 9781913520137
Imprint: Magic Cat Publishing
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 7, 2021
Dimensions: 240 x 280mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 28/02/21 at 20:33:33
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