It's Okay To Be Different Paperback – April 1, 2009

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It’s okay to need some help.It’s okay to be a different color.It’s okay to talk about your feelings.From the bestselling author Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are. Told with Todd Parr’s signature wit and wisdom, It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and confidence in an accessible, child-friendly format. The book features the bold, bright colors and silly scenes that made Todd a premiere voice for emotional discussions in children’s literature. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book will inspire kids to celebrate their individuality through acceptance of others and self-confidence–and it’s never to early to develop a healthy self-esteem. It’s Okay to be Different is designed to encourage early literacy, enhance emotional development, celebrate multiculturalism and diversity, and promote character growth.

Review

“Reading this book aloud to little ones, and discussing the pictures and concepts is a good way to start kids on a lifetime of openly discussing feelings and problems. This book has wonderful, feel good, positive messages of acceptance and confidence that promote understanding and are fun to read for kids and the adults who love them.”

Myshelf.com

“The book unites the concept that of tolerance of differences with simple images for simple understanding and comprehension. It’s Okay to be Different encourages readers to accept themselves and others.”―Children’s Literature

“[Parr] wisely doesn’t zero in on specifics, which would force him to establish what’s ‘normal.’ Instead, he specializes in acceptance and individuality and encourages readers to do the same.”―Publisher’s Weekly

About the Author

Todd Parr has inspired and empowered children around the globe with his bold images and positive messages. He’s the bestselling writer of more than forty books, including The Goodbye Book, The Circle of relatives Book, The I Love You Book, and It’s Okay to be Different. He lives in Berkeley, California.

It’s okay to need some help.It’s okay to be a different color.It’s okay to discuss your feelings.From the bestselling writer Todd Parr comes a reassuring book about being who you are. Told with Todd Parr’s signature wit and wisdom, It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and confidence in an accessible, child-friendly format. The book features the bold, bright colors and silly scenes that made Todd a premiere voice for emotional discussions in children’s literature. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book will inspire kids to celebrate their individuality through acceptance of others and self-confidence–and it’s never to early to develop a healthy self-esteem. It’s Okay to be Different is designed to encourage early literacy, toughen emotional development, celebrate multiculturalism and diversity, and promote character growth.