Map of You (Paperback)

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A thoughtfully designed and timely activity book in which to explore ideas of mindfulness and self-acceptance by emerging author-illustrator, Sophie Williams.

''The cheerful, doodlelike illustrations--some in full color, others selectively colored, and many of them busy--are filled with nature imagery and complement the text well''. -- Kirkus

''For kids who can't get enough of books that help them explore their inner thoughts and feelings, this book is perfect''. -- Youth Services Book Review

''Full of helpful advice with opportunities for self-reflection, this delightful book will engage readers and support their development, through lively illustrations and heart-warming positivity''. -- The BookActivist

''This brilliantly creative activity book inspires self-awareness, helps to navigate complex feelings and promotes positive mental wellbeing''. -- Paper Ren

The journey of self-discovery starts right here

Aimed at a middle-grade audience, this delightful activity book asks young readers to explore the landscape of their own psyche. They are invited to visit their mountains of strength and wetlands of weaknesses. to confront their 'forests of fears', and to take comfort in their 'islands of interests'. Personality quizzes, coloring in, drawing and designing all feature. Self-examination has never been more enjoyable

At a time when the mental health of young people is a point of concern, this activity book offers a much-needed opening to ideas of self-awareness, empathy, well-being and mindfulness, with a refreshing optimism and lightness of touch.

About the Author

Sophie Williams is a recent graduate of the Winchester School of Art Illustration Programme. Her work takes inspiration from such classic illustrators as Nick Sharratt and Axel Schleffer and also from the natural world of her native Cornwall. Her own struggles with anxiety and mental health led her to create Map of You for her graduate project. She is the illustrator of Earth-Shattering Events (Cicada 2019).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800660151
ISBN-10: 1800660154
Publisher: Cicada Books
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022
Pages: 72
Language: English