Shapesville is a picture book about five friends who live in a small town. They are all different shapes, sizes, and colors, and each has an unique talent. They encourage children to celebrate their own differences and learn that, "It’s not the size of your shape, or the shape of your size, but the size of your heart, and that deserves first prize. So be proud of your body, any size or shape will do. Be proude of your body because YOU are a STAR too!" Discussion questions and brief information for educators and parents are in the back of the book.
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Remarkably, the three co-authors are recent graduates from small Kenyon College in Gambier, OH, where they wrote Shapesville as an independent study project. Finding a publisher for their book defied millions to one odds! Andy Mills and Becky Osborn received their B.A. degrees in Psychology, and Erica Neitz, the illustator, graduated with a B.A. in Art. All of them will be actively marketing the book.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I am a health educator and work with elementary school children in San Francisco, CA. This book is a fantastic resource for parents, professionals, and obviously children, to address issues of diversity, body image, and self esteem. Read, Buy, Share and Enjoy.....