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Being Me
Being Me

Being Me

Poems About Thoughts, Worries and Feelings



96 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $13.99 (CA $18.99) (US $13.99)

Publication Date: November 2021

ISBN 9781913074654

Rights: US & CA

Otter-Barry Books (Nov 2021)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: November 2021


Three gifted poets team up with a collection of poems dealing with worries and anxieties and find ways to develop empathy and mindfulness. Read about the Land of Blue, where it's ok to feel sad, find ideas for what to do with worries, or how to slow down when your head is full of hurry. Give yourself time to chill out, find quiet voices in noisy places, and discover kindness in yourself and others. Then maybe your own special thought machine will tell you, "This is going well. You're doing great. You've got this!" And you have! This important and unique anthology of 45 poems by three leading poets, well known for their empathy and perception, speaks to the heart of what children think and care about, offering understanding, support, and encouragement.

Author Biography

Matt Goodfellow is an active children's author and poet. Liz Brownlee is a poet, performer, and filmmaker. Much of her work is about animals and she is a frequent visitor to schools with her guide dog, Lola. Laura Mucha is an award-winning poet and performer. Her debut children's poetry collection, Dear Ugly Sisters, was published by Otter-Barry Books. She is also the author of Love Understood: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love. Victoria Jane Wheeler has been a creative practitioner at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, UK. She is currently a visiting lecturer in Fashion and Design at the University of Chester and Liverpool Hope University.