A charming picture book that empowers quieter children, with warm and vibrant illustrations from prize-winning Sara PalaciosEngages with themes of introversion, celebrating curiosity while gently encouraging kids to find their confidenceTelling the uplifting story of a girl who loves bugs and nature, the book introduces STEM themes and supports girls to find their own passions and voicesPerfect for anyone interested in the wonderful minibeasts all around us!Larissa Theule holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in Pasadena, California, with her family and dog. Like Poppy, she is often shy of people and loves to be surrounded by nature. She is also the author of How Do You Do? and Born to Ride. larissatheule.com Sara Palacios is the illustrator of How to Code a Sandcastle, The Flying Girl, Agnes and Clarabelle, and many more books. She is also the recipient of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor for her work on Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match. A native of Mexico, she earned her BFA and MFA degrees in illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. sarapalaciosillustrations.comMeet Poppy - if you can find her! Poppy loves bugs, and can usually be found carrying on conversations with ladybirds or sitting outside among the brightly coloured wildflowers . but good luck spotting her indoors and around people! She's a master of camouflage, always finding a way to blend into her surroundings. But when a very special bug lands on her grandma's birthday cake, Poppy can't resist popping out to see it. Soon the rest of the guests notice the beautiful dragonfly, and Poppy too. Maybe it's OK to stand out sometimes, just like the vibrant wildflowers and shimmering insects Poppy loves. This poetic and evocative story celebrates the shy and introverted kids among us, as well as the other small creatures to be found if we look closely enough.A warm, uplifting and charmingly illustrated picture book that encourages little ones to explore nature, befriend bugs and discover their confidence. Be a WILDflower!
|Title:||AWay with Wild Things|
|Author:||Larissa TheuleSara Palacios|
Sara Palacios is the illustrator of the Pura Belpré Honor-winning picture book Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match. She lives in San Francisco and Mexico City. www.sarapalaciosillustrations.com