Can I Build Another Me? by Shinsuke Yoshitake: a philosophical, amusing picture book on selfhood and the importance of individuality

Shinsuke Yoshitake, Can I Build Another Me? Published 2016 by Thames and Hudson (first published 2014), 32p   Can I Build Another Me? is one of those so well written and profound picture books that dare to explore big, philosophical concepts in such a hilarious and inventive way, that by the time you finish reading it,… Continue reading Can I Build Another Me? by Shinsuke Yoshitake: a philosophical, amusing picture book on selfhood and the importance of individuality

I Can Be Me by Miriam Laundry: a celebration of individuality and a valuable lesson on the power of words

Miriam Laundry, I Can Be Me. Pictures by Jennifer Julich Published 2016 in Canada, 32p     Pupusas (pronounced poo-Poo-sa) are a traditional Salvadoran dish made of thick, corn tortilla and a variety of fillings. The Salvadoran Civil War forced some of the population to migrate other countries, so the dish was brought to United… Continue reading I Can Be Me by Miriam Laundry: a celebration of individuality and a valuable lesson on the power of words

Beatrice Alemagna turns imperfections into special qualities and proves that birds of a feather flock together

Beatrice Alemagna, The 5 Misfits First published in English in 2015 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 40p I love Beatrice Alemagna’s ingenuity when she explores the world; her representations are original, unconventional and address to all ages. After having read What is a Child? I knew I would look for all her books. The 5… Continue reading Beatrice Alemagna turns imperfections into special qualities and proves that birds of a feather flock together