This book will empower young readers to think critically about the images they see, reflect upon their own inner and outer beauty and find perspective in a harsh world. It celebrates the diversity in how we look.
This is NOT a book about what to wear, how to put on make-up or pose for a photo. This is a book about what it means to be beautiful. It will teach you how to decide FOR YOURSELF what beauty really is, and give you the superpower to say, 'I'm beautiful!' - and mean it!
Funny, inspirational and from the heart, BeYOUtiful is full of practical tips on how to feel positive about the way you look. It breaks down why images you might see around you aren't always what they seem and gives advice on how to navigate social media. You can also discover how ideas of beauty vary around the world from culture to culture and through history. Explore how people's opinions and ideas are shaped by others and read real-life stories of amazing women.
The energetic and joyful illustrations showcase a huge diversity of women and girls, talking about their own experiences. Everyone will find something or someone they can relate to. Are you ready to start a girl-powered beauty revolution?
Shelina Janmohamed works in the advertising industry, helping some of the world's biggest and best known brands. She is also a newspaper columnist writing for outlets such as theGuardian, theTelegraph and the BBC. But while hiding under her superhero's headscarf, she became an accidental author writing about some of the most important topics facing girls and women today. Like who we are, our place in the world, and most importantly how to decide things for ourselves. A graduate of Oxford University, a bestselling non-fiction author and a global expert on women's representation, Shelina is a familiar voice on radio and TV. She is happiest when sipping cappuccino and munching on white chocolate chip cookies. She lives in London with her husband and two daughters.Chante Timothy is a published illustrator of Caribbean heritage, born and raised in London.
Table Of Contents:
Believe in Your Body - Love the Skin You're In - Celebrate Your Hair - Embrace Many Ways to be Beautiful - Be the Boss of Your Own Beauty.
Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)