Skin You Live Inby Michael Tyler, David Lee Csicsko (Illustrator), David Lee Csicsko (Illustrator)
With the ease and simplicity of a nursery rhyme, this lively story delivers an important message of social acceptance to young readers. Themes associated with child development and social harmony, such as friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity are promoted in simple and straightforward prose. Vivid illustrations of children's activities for all
With the ease and simplicity of a nursery rhyme, this lively story delivers an important message of social acceptance to young readers. Themes associated with child development and social harmony, such as friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity are promoted in simple and straightforward prose. Vivid illustrations of children's activities for all cultures, such as swimming in the ocean, hugging, catching butterflies, and eating birthday cake are also provided. This delightful picturebook offers a wonderful venue through which parents and teachers can discuss important social concepts with their children.
- Chicago Children's Museum
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- Product dimensions:
- 9.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.39(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
Michael Tyler is a freelance writer and fitness consultant. David Lee Csicsko is the illustrator of Behind the Lions and has created posters for the Leipzig Book Fair. They both live in Chicago.
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The Skin You Live In is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom’s Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author and; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom’s Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.
As a parent reading books repetitively, this book is a relief to read because of it's fun, rhythmic prose! It dips into the cliche at times but has a great message that we are all different and the same and we should love ourselves for who we are. The big, colorful pages are vibrant and easy to absorb. My just-2 y.o. enjoys it even though it is mostly over her head, the rhyming and easy-to-act out descriptions entertain her thoroughly. I highly recommend this book for any age.
This book is an inspiration for children and parents everywhere around the world. Everyone looks different in their skin. But this teaches everyone to accept and believe in themselves through clever rhyme and wonderful pictures. 'The Skin You Live In' should be in every library, and every home.
This is a wonderful book with a message that is not only important but beautifully delivered. I am insisting that my 5 year old's class use this book as discussion material.
This rhythmic poem with pictures of children, encourages each of us to look in the mirror and celebrate who we are and the joy of friendship. This is a collection of simply presented thoughts about self-esteem, acceptance, and diversity.Our Preschooler loves the the rhymes and talks to the children staring at her from the page. We've had nightly requests for this book for more than a week now. What a great book! The message is visible in simple phrases with comparative language that young readers can comprehend. It offers kids a positive, new way to look at the world. Parents will enjoy the book as much for its fun as for its message. The illustrations are bright and engaging; and the poem is just what you want to introduce acceptance and the beauty of diversity ... without being onerous or dour.