You Be You
When Adri sets out to explore the ocean, he has no idea how colorful the world is. He quickly discovers that there are all kinds of fish in the deep blue sea-big and tiny, smooth and spiny, colorful and plain, different and the same. Join Adri as he travels the ever changing currents of the ocean and see if you can find your favorite rockfish among the waves!
- Hardback | 32 pages
- 180.34 x 205.74 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
- 16 Oct 2011
- Taylor Trade Publishing
- Lanham, United States
- 32 Illustrations, color
Youngsters will enjoy the catchiness of the text and the lively nature of the illustrations, while appreciating the concepts found within...A good choice to help children consider similarities and differences. Kirkus The combination of the colorful, jewel-like objects and affirmative messages is likely to make this book as popular as Kranz's first, which has a loyal following. Publishers Weekly You Be You brings a whole new level of excitement to painted rocks. A rounded, smooth rock is a limited canvas, but Kranz's design and the variety of patterns on the rocks makes the book worthwhile before you even read a single word. I looked through the entire book and marveled at the painting and design before I went back to read it. Raising Arizona Kids With its universal theme that life is the greatest journey of all as well as its celebration of the differences between all creatures, You Be You offers a positive message to readers of all ages. In addition, parents can share with their children the homilies featured on the endpapers and children can search for Adri swimming among the other fish. These features, plus Kranz's whimsical illustrations, ensure that You Be You will be an instant favorite of young and emergent readers or anyone looking for a little encouragement during trying times. Vegbooks With its strong positive message, You Be You is an ideal choice for parents to read to young children at storytime or bedtime. Midwest Book Review ...[A] fun book with a valuable lesson. Northern Arizona's Mountain Living Magazine Named one of Huffington Post's 50 Inspiring Children's Books with a Positive Message. The Huffington Post
About Linda Kranz
Linda Kranz is the author of Let's Rock: Rock Painting for Kids, which won the IRA Children's Choices Award, as well as the best-selling Only One You. Just like Adri, Linda loves to explore. She encourages everyone "to find their passion and do what they love!" We all can be creative in our own unique way. Linda lives with her husband in Flagstaff, Arizona.