Brave As Can Be
A Book of Courage
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- Publication Date: September 8, 2015
- Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
- Trim Size: 10 x 10 1⁄2
- ISBN: 9781419719233
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
- Rights: World English
“Throughout the large, sturdy, die-cut pages, a little girl talks about her fears and how she copes with them. . . . Thoroughly entertaining.” —Kirkus Reviews
An empowering exploration of fears and how to overcome them, from the bestselling creators of the New York Times bestseller In My Heart. Part of the Growing Hearts series!
The life of a child can be full of frightening things: the dark, the neighbor’s dog, and thunderstorms, just to name a few. As children get older, they begin to feel braver around these everyday events, but how do they build that newfound confidence?
In this lyrical, insightful picture book, an older sister explains to her younger sister all the things she used to be afraid of, along with some tricks to help deal with that fear, whether it’s a special blanket for bedtime or singing during a storm. Now, big sister assures little sister, the fears that once felt as big as a mountain feel as minuscule as a speck of dust.
With charming illustrations and die-cuts throughout, this playful portrait of fear and bravery empowers young readers to confront scary situations.
The Growing Hearts series celebrates the milestones of a toddler’s emotional development, from conquering fears and expressing feelings to welcoming a new sibling.
Read them all!
Hello in There: A Big Sister’s Book of Waiting
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings
Brave As Can Be: A Book of Courage
All My Treasures: A Book of Joy
In My Room: A Book of Creativity and Imagination
With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family
My Little Gifts: A Book of Sharing
My Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons
"Thoroughly entertaining."Kirkus Reviews —
About the author
Jo Witek is the author of Hello in There! and In My Heart. She is an author, journalist, and screenwriter. She lives in France.
Christine Roussey is the illustrator of Hello in There! and In My Heart. She works in advertising, as well as with newspapers, magazines, and publishers. She lives in France.