Book was given as part of official book launch team, in exchange for honest review - all opinions are of my own.
Recommended age: 3-10 years
Author: Hannah Carmona Dias
Illustrator: Dolly Georgieva-Gode
Publisher: Eifrig Publishing LLC
Publication date: September 14, 2018
Overview: Dark skin, curly hair, freckles, and full lips. Smart, strong, funny, and friendly. Lilly knows that she does not look like her friends, and others have noticed. Through playful, lyrical lines, Lilly speaks up for every child who has been asked "What are you?" in this celebration of self-love and acceptance. Key points:
- Rhythmic pattern
- Earthy, naturalistic tones in illustrations
- Themes present - culture, friendship, self-esteem, identity, and courage
- Age appropriate lesson about differences in others
- Short sentences for independent readers
- Bonus - author adds activity in the back of the book to go along with story.
*Mocha Books recommends Beautiful, Wonderful, Strong Little Me*
Book is available for purchase HEREAbout the author: Hannah Carmona Dias is a Writer who currently resides in Tennessee. Beautiful, Wonderful, Strong Little Me is her debut book which tackles a topic she herself has struggled with. Her second book Dazzling Travis comes out in 2019 and was inspired by one of her former theatre students. In addition to writing, Hannah is also a wife, mother, founder of Collective Art School of Tennessee, YouTuber, and actress. When Hannah is not writing, she enjoys spending time with her family and two cats, dog, and iguana. She also enjoys binge-watching shows on Netflix, posting way too many GIFs on Twitter, and avoiding housework. [ via author website]