Some kids like to dance and laugh out loud, and some sit quietly and make up stories in their heads--we're all different and that's okay, because t... Read More
Some kids like to dance and laugh out loud, and some sit quietly and make up stories in their heads--we're all different and that's okay, because the Maker of everything made us this way!
In their first picture book, bestselling author Sally Clarkson and her son Nathan encourage children on the journey to discovering their strengths. The mother-and-son duo draws on themes from their first book, Different, the emotive story of Nathan's experiences growing up with mental illness and learning disabilities and Sally's journey to loving him unconditionally. With the powerful truth that what makes you different makes you great, Only You Can Be You will help children embrace their differences and celebrate the differences in others.
The irresistible rhymes paired with Tim Warnes's whimsical illustrations encourage your children with reassurance in their own uniqueness. Whether they are quiet or artistic, funny or boisterous, your children will love this heartwarming read that assures them they're wonderful exactly as they are.
Only You Can Be You:
Features a diverse cast of children
Is for kids of all ages, ages 3-12
Is a great resource for kids who feel like they don't fit in or that no one understands them
Is an encouraging read for neurodiverse children and children on the spectrum
Contributor(s)Sally Clarkson , Nathan Clarkson , Tim Warnes
About the Contributor(s)Sally Clarkson is the beloved author of multiple bestselling books, including Own Your Life, The Lifegiving Home with her daughter Sarah, Desperate with Sarah Mae,...
Sally Clarkson is the beloved author of multiple bestselling books, including Own Your Life, The Lifegiving Home with her daughter Sarah, Desperate with Sarah Mae, and Different with her son Nathan. As a mother of four, she has inspired thousands of women through Whole Heart Ministries (www.wholeheart.org) and Mom Heart conferences (www.momheart.org). Sally also encourages many through her blogs, podcasts, and websites. You can find her at www.sallyclarkson.com and on her popular podcast, At Home with Sally, which has over 5 million downloads and can be found on iTunes and Stitcher.
Nathan Clarkson is an actor, bestselling author, filmmaker, and poet who has a passion for telling stories that make a difference. Nathan has been seen in many popular TV shows and films and has recently released his first book Different, a memoir written with his mother, Sally Clarkson, about his struggle and triumph in the midst of mental illness and learning disabilities. Nathan lives in New York and Los Angeles and can often be found in his hometown of Colorado Springs. You can follow Nathan on Facebook or connect with him at nathanclarkson.me.
Storyteller Tim Warnes has become firmlyestablished in the world of children’s books as an award-winning writer-illustrator, with over 80 titles published during the last 25 years. Despite being a grown-up, Tim will often read a picture bookto himself at bedtime. He also enjoys playingthe banjo, sculpting in clay, and wearing fancy hats. Learn more about Tim’s work and theworld of picture books on his blog, My Life in Books: www.timwarnes.com.
Weight (lbs)1.42 lb
Case Weight (lbs)34.18 lb
Dimensions 10.5(h) x 10.5(w) x 0.75(d) inches
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