Be You! | Scholastic Canada
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Be You! Canadian Title

By Peter H. Reynolds   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338572315 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.849" x 11.304" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338608458 Ebook
40 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

Creative visionary and #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a joyful celebration of individuality—and staying true to Y-O-U!

Be curious...Be adventurous...Be brave...BE YOU!

Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from the beloved creator of The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and New York Times bestseller, The Word Collector. Here, Reynolds reminds readers to "be your own work of art." To be patient, persistent, and true. Because there is one, and only one, YOU.

In the tradition of books like Oh, the Places You'll Go! and I Wish You More comes a wholly original, inspirational celebration of individuality as only Peter H. Reynolds can create!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Be You!:

"An inspirational picture book offers life advice for readers who want to be themselves... this book is a gorgeous guidebook for those seeking encouragement while encountering life's challenges... What is remarkable about the book is that even though the instructions and the brief sentences explaining them are at times vague, the illustrations expand on them in ways readers will find endearing and uplifting... Both beautiful and inspiring as graduation gift or guide to life." — Kirkus Reviews

"Reynolds (Say Something!) is back in full affirmation mode, exhorting readers to be themselves... any reader feeling the pressure to conform to expectations may find great comfort in knowing this book is on a nearby shelf, at the ready to offer up good counsel." —Publishers Weekly