Self-care for kids: This book teaches kids to be aware of their own emotional needs, and empowers them to fulfill those needs themselves.
Breathtaking artwork: Corinna’s creativity knows no bounds, and here her limited color palette and strong lines combine to create beautiful, memorable illustrations.
Perfect for introverts: This book celebrates introverts who understand the power in creating a quiet space for your emotions.
Classic appeal: This is a book that can be enjoyed by readers of all ages.
Star of an author: Corinna Luyken is the gifted author and illustrator of The Book of Mistakes, which garnered four starred reviews and tons of critical acclaim.
Perfect for promotions: A fit for Valentine’s Day promotions as well as round-ups of books that teach empathy and self-acceptance.
Praise for The Book of Mistakes:
NYPL Best Books for Kids 2017, NPR Books Guide to 2017’s Great Reads, The Boston Globe’s Best children’s and YA books of 2017, 2017 Nerdy Book Award Winner, 2018 PNBA Book Award Winner
“At once philosophical and imbued with adventurousness, this picture book lifts to the level of the sublime the idea of putting one’s slip-ups in perspective.”—The Wall Street Journal
* “This will lead kids to see their own so-called mistakes in a new, more positive light.”—Booklist, starred review
* “The idea of setbacks being opportunities in disguise is no stranger to picture book pages, but rarely has it been illuminated with such style, imagination, and compassion.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
* “A striking debut picture book celebrates the creative process…all rendered in a style and palette somewhat reminiscent of Erin E. Stead’s work but distinctive in its own right”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Mistakes in art—as in life—happen, and Luyken shows young readers in a glorious way how they often lead to bigger and better outcomes than anyone could imagine.”—BookPage
“I will read this book to every group of students I teach for the rest of my career….This book is absolutely magical.”—Colby Sharp, Nerdy Book Club
“This beautiful book, which celebrates the imaginative, playful spirit of an artist letting mistakes guide her work, is more than just an embracing of the artistic process, both messy and lovely. It’s also quite the odyssey, one that takes readers on unexpected paths, opening minds and perspectives.”—Seven Impossible Things
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