The reader is encouraged to “‘be your own work of art.” To be patient, per sistent, and true. Because there is one, and only one, YOU.”–Provided by publisher.
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 ReviewsReynolds (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 Praise for Say Something!:
A motivational must-have for every collection. — School Library Journal
In this new effort, Reynolds shows readers a variety of ways a voice can be used, listened to, and heard to make a difference… Reynolds’ hand-lettered text, set in white text bubbles against a mix of bright backdrop colors and patterns, deftly works with before-and-after illustrations to show the change that children can effect. This book’s encouragement to kids to find their voices can also be used to start a conversation about how they can make a difference in their world. — Kirkus Reviews