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The Spaces In Between

Release date: 13 April 2023
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Have you found the spaces in between? The secret places no one else has been? This beautiful picture book celebrates themes of anxiety and kindness by exploring the hidden places to be found in a busy city. Traffic! Road works! Ambulances! Where do you go when the hustle and bustle of the city gets too much? The Spaces In Between follows one little girl and her father, as they seek out the secret spaces where they can go to find peace and quiet. With themes of anxiety, fear, kindness and joy, explore how children can find ways of coping with noisy, busy spaces. From the warm embrace of a loved one, finding joy by splashing through puddles, and feeling the crunch of autumn leaves on the pavement, this book is full of ideas on how to find calming spaces in the middle of the hubbub. Tips and suggestions at the back of the book are full of ideas that are accessible to all children, wherever they are in the world. Written by phenomenal TED speaker, poet, writer and activist Jaspreet Kaur with beautiful illustrations by award-winning artist Manjit Thapp.

Jaspreet Kaur

Product Details

Title: The Spaces In Between
Author: Jaspreet Kaur
Publisher: Bonnier / Big Picture Press
SKU: BK0475258
EAN: 9781787419353
Number Of Pages: 32
Language: English
Binding: Hardcover
Reading age : 3 - 5 years
Country Of Origin: India
Release date: 13 April 2023

About Author

Jaspreet Kaur, also known by her online name 'Behind the Netra', is an award-winning teacher, spoken word poet and author from London. Jaspreet is also a judge for the annual Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition and the prestigious Roundhouse Poetry Slam. When she's not writing, Jaspreet likes spending her time reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with family. She has two fluffy cats, five chickens and loves to go for long walks in nature with her husband and her dog, Heera.

Manjit Thapp is an illustrator from the UK whose work combines digital and traditional media. Her favourite things to draw are female characters, and her illustrations are inspired by colours, patterns, nature and everyday feelings. In her spare time, she loves reading and doodling ideas for future drawings.

Jaspreet Kaur, better known as Behind the Netra for her poetry, is an award-winning spoken word artist and writer from East London. She is also an educator and spent five years teaching History, Sociology and Politics in secondary schools across London. With an academic background in both history and gender studies and a passion for social justice, Jaspreet has been committed to using her writing and spoken word to tackle gender discrimination, mental health stigma and the postcolonial immigrant experience.

Jaspreet is a regular on the BBC, Sunday Morning Live, Radio 4 and worked with the UN on the HeforShe campaign. She is currently a Research Fellow at Birkbeck University’s Centre for British Political Life. Her passion for teaching, social justice and spoken word has taken her to stages across the country from Westminster Abbey, Theatre Royal London, The House of Lords, Wembley Stadium, Royal Albert Hall to Oxford University.

Her TED Talk ‘How Poetry Saved My Life’, explored how the power of words gave her the confidence to overcome her own mental health struggles. Jaspreet is a passionate advocate for creative mindfulness and the power of the Arts to promote positive wellbeing. Jaspreet is a judge for the annual Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition and the prestigious Roundhouse Poetry Slam.

Jaspreet is the author of #1 Amazon bestseller, Brown Girl Like Me. One of the first books to speak directly to the experiences of South Asian women in Britain since 1978, delving into some of the most complex conversations brown women are tackling today. This book is essential reading for anyone wanting to build a fuller picture of women’s lives in Britain today across a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

Her first children’s book The Spaces in Between, an illustrated children’s mindfulness poetry book, helps young children and their parents promote positive wellbeing through mindfulness activities.

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