An uplifting, poetic picture book about the unique experiences and opportunities that children raised as boys will encounter in this ever-changing, conformist, highly pressurised world.
A star-scattered night, a brand new baby, and all the potential in the world… dazzling possibilities await him. A beautiful and poignant message is at the heart of this book: whatever is expected of you, you can be whoever you want to be.
The companion book to Dreams for our Daughters, this is a truly stunning gift for children and parents at any key life moment, from birth to graduation.
Ruth Doyle always planned to be a writer, but trained as a nurse and studied social care first in order to gain a better understanding of people of all ages and walks of life. She lives on a micro-farm in Kent with her family and an assortment of animals.
Ashling Lindsay is an illustrator from Belfast. Her first book, The Night Box, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Klaus Flugge prize for illustration. Ashling is currently working towards her MA at Belfast School of Art.
A gentle, hopeful dream for a kinder world.
Full of a sense of tenderness but also possibilities … every turn of the page [is] an adventure. Giving this and receiving it, both will be a real joy.