A star-scattered night, a brand new baby girl, and all the potential in the world… This is a poetic introduction to what it means to grow up as a girl in the challenging times we live in, and all of the dazzling possibilities the world has to offer. The poignant message at the heart of this book is that we can be whoever we want to be.
This lavishly foiled, inspiring picture book is the perfect gift for every key moment in a girl's life, 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 mini 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.
Readers who revel in sound, dream, and color will enjoy sharing this poetic experience.
[A] book that all girls will treasure for the rest of their lives
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I am totally in love with this book. The text is nothing short of perfect. Encouraging and inspirational, putting into the most beautiful words what most of us dream of for our daughters. . . The artwork is by turns whimsical, adventurous and energetic. . . Each spread is just a joy to look at!
Striking to look at and exhilarating to read aloud, this is very special and a lovely book to give to any little girl