I Am Human A Book of Empathy
  • Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
  • Publication Date: September 15, 2020
  • Price: $8.99
  • Trim Size: 7 x 7
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-4673-4
  • EAN: 9781419746734
  • Page Count: 22
  • Illustrations: Four-color illustrations throughout
  • Format: Board Book
  • Rights: World/All
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Embrace empathy with even the tiniest humans in this board book edition of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the bestselling team that created I Am Yoga and I Am Peace comes a hopeful celebration of the human family, which affirms that although we may make mistakes, we can make good choices by acting with compassion and having empathy for others and ourselves.

Praise

"The illustrations are clean and colorful against a contrasting background. . . A beautiful tool for teaching love, empathy, and self-care."
School Library Journal
"Emphasizing Verde's common themes of mindfulness and emotional presence, the main character demonstrates expressions of love ranging from keeping their own "mind and body safe and healthy" to careful listening to others. . . Verde provides extensive backmatter, including yoga poses and a heart meditation. These addenda enrich the narrative and provide useful context for the relationship skills outlined in the text. Practical and empowering for young ones learning how to emotionally attend to themselves and others." 
Kirkus Review

About the author

Susan Verde is the author of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller I Am Human. Her books include The Museum, You and Me, I Am Yoga, I AmPeace,I Am Love, My Kicks, and Rock ’n’ Roll Soul. A certified yoga and wellness instructor, she lives in East Hampton, New York, with her family. Peter H. Reynolds is the renowned illustrator behind the bestselling Judy Moody, Stink, and I Am series, as well as many other award-winning picture books, including The Dot and Ish. He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.