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From a New York Times bestselling and award-winning creator, this deeply moving story shares valuable lessons about fitting in, standing out, and the beauty of joyful acceptance.
The first picture book written and illustrated by award-winning creator Vashti Harrison traces a child’s journey to self-love and shows the power of words to both hurt and heal. With spare text and exquisite illustrations, this emotional exploration of being big in a world that prizes small is a tender portrayal of how you can stand out and feel invisible at the same time.
Vashti Harrison’s picture book, Big, poignantly explores a young girl’s path to self-love. Compelling pink and blue pastel illustrations combine with exceptionally crafted text to offer an emotional portrayal of how it feels to be big in a world that values and normalizes thinness. This powerful, thought-provoking story will resonate with readers and lead to important conversations between readers of all ages.