You Rule! (Hardcover)

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By Rilla Alexander (Illustrator)
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A boldly graphic, verbally playful affirmation that the most precious things in life are immeasurable!

How far can you go? How much do you know? How kind are you? How much do I love you? These are the impossible questions every child has asked, and every parent has struggled to answer. This is a wonderfully affirmative and aspirational book of possibilities and exploration, a fantastic linguistic calibration/celebration of bravery, kindness, love, and so much more. Within this bright and colorful picture book and energetic glossary of words, Rilla Alexander brilliantly succeeds in measuring the immeasurables of life.

BUILDS EMOTIONAL LANGUAGE: This book provides the linguistic tools to describe and measure the widest possible emotions and qualities with a rich palette of words saturated in wit, whimsy, and empathy. 
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR YOUNG AND OLD: Whether you are shopping for a baby gift, a graduation gift, or browsing the library shelves for a book to soothe a child getting ready to start school, this book is for you!

A GENTLE MESSAGE OF INSPIRATION AND IMAGINATION: Follow along as a boy and his dog tenderly care for a lost caterpillar until its transformation and release as a glorious butterfly. 

GORGEOUS, BOLD ILLUSTRATIONS: The author's bright, kid-friendly artwork makes an instant impression—a feast for the mind and the eyes! 

Perfect for:
  • Fans of Oh, the Places You'll Go!, Guess How Much I Love You, and I Wish You More
  • A wonderful read-aloud resource for parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and librarians
  • Thoughtful new baby gift or addition to baby shower wishing well
  • Engaging illustrated option for anyone seeking word books for toddlers

About the Author

Rilla Alexander is an Australian-born designer, illustrator, and author whose work has appeared on everything from toys and teacups to buses and buildings. She explores creativity, ideas, and language through simple characters, graphic forms, and bold colors, inspiring both children and adults through books and workshops. Her books include A Bear Sat on My Porch Today, the TouchWords series, Motor Mix: Emergency, and Motor Mix: Flight. She lives in South Pasadena, California.

Praise For…

“This unique, clever offering will enhance visual literacy and help readers develop vocabulary.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review 

"A solid model for naming feelings, this enthusiastic read offers up inspiration perfect for those taking stock.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review  

“The eye-catching, geometric illustrations feature a limited palette of bold colors, simple shapes, and graphically pleasing compositions. This book cleverly expands young listeners’ and readers’ emotional vocabulary and offers many opportunities for cross curricular activities” — The Horn Book 

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797211794
ISBN-10: 179721179X
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 36
Language: English