- Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
- Publication Date: July 15, 2014
- Price: $7.99
- Trim Size: 6 1⁄2 x 9
- ISBN: 978-1-4197-0937-1
- EAN: 9781419709371
- Page Count: 12
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations
- Format: Board Book
- Rights: World/All
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Celebrate trying new things with this encouraging board book from the Empowerment series!
I was scared of big dogs.
Then I made a new friend.
I was scared of the water.
Now I love the deep end.
With relevant and charming specifics, Stephen Krensky and Sara Gillingham celebrate the achievements of overcoming fears and trying new things.
The Empowerment series addresses the small victories of growing up and starting to embrace the world on your own terms with encouraging text and retro-fresh illustrations. Celebrate the milestones of toddlerhood with the whole series.
**STARRED REVIEW**— Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Gillingham's distinctive graphics, with their weathered retro aesthetic, and consistent positive reinforcement throughout make this outing another winner."
**STARRED REVIEW**— Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"A comforting celebration of everyday courage with lots of charm to boot."
"Cheery and empowering, this simple story should resonate with tots everywhere."— Booklist
About the author
Stephen Krensky has published more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children. He lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts. They have two grown sons. Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director, designer, and artist who has published more than 15 books for young children. She lives with her family in British Columbia.