• Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Publication Date: October 2, 2018
  • Price: $14.99
  • Trim Size: 8 x 8
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-3165-5
  • EAN: 9781419731655
  • Page Count: 32
  • Illustrations: full-color illustrations throughout
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World/All
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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the picture book dream team behind I Am Yoga and I Am Peace comes the third book in their wellness series: I Am Human. A hopeful meditation on all the great (and challenging) parts of being human, I Am Human shows that it’s okay to make mistakes while also emphasizing the power of good choices by offering a kind word or smile or by saying “I’m sorry.” At its heart, this picture book is a celebration of empathy and compassion that lifts up the flawed fullness of humanity and encourages children to see themselves as part of one big imperfect family—millions strong.

Praise

"Reynolds' simple line drawings with bursts of color have become iconic, and they serve the simple, affirming text with their own vision of the emotions and possibilities we humans have in this wide world . . . Grown-ups will enjoy reading this regularly with the children in their lives: The reminders benefit us all."
Kirkus Reviews
"Verde brings it all together in the end with the connectedness of humans to each other. The clear and concise text is well-matched by Reynolds’ familiar illustrations in which viewers follow an unnamed boy of color (born on page one) on his human journey . . . An age-appropriate and hopeful look at what it means to be a connected human on this planet."
School Library Journal

About the author

Susan Verde is the author of The Museum, You and Me, I Am Yoga, and My Kicks. She is a certified mindfulness and yoga instructor and lives in East Hampton, New York. Peter H. Reynolds is the renowned illustrator behind the bestselling Judy Moody and Stink series as well as many other bestselling and award-winning picture books, including TheDot and Ish. He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.  
 

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