Research Tell Us:

  • 72% of girls feel tremendous pressure to be beautiful (Dove Self-Esteem Project)
  • Only 11% of girls globally are comfortable describing themselves as ‘beautiful’  (Dove Self-Esteem Project)
  • 55%-59% of girls between the ages of six and eight think they need to be thinner. (Common Sense Media Research)
  • 53% of thirteen-year-old American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." (National Institute on Media and the Family)
  • 78% of seventeen-year-old American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." (National Institute on Media and the Family)

Maybe it's Time to Redefine Beauty:

A confidence driven by what you do and how you feel.

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Praise for Beautiful:

Truly a beautiful book. -Elizabeth Bird, SLJ 2016 Books with A Message

Celebrated here for their particularity and their diversity, girls are given the space to find beauty in all kinds of ways. -Kirkus Reviews

The illustrations evoke a feeling of uniqueness, independence, and strength, defining beauty through diversity, talents, and passions.  - Melissa Smith, School Library Journal


Beautiful

Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Beautiful breaks barriers by showing girls free to be themselves: splashing in mud, conducting science experiments, and reading books under a flashlight with friends. This book will encourage all girls to embrace who they are and realize their endless potential.

 

Running Press Kids

Running Press Kids



And Coming October 3, 2017

 
Running Press Kids - Available October 2017

Running Press Kids - Available October 2017