Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

Written by Yamini Vijayan with illustrations by Andri C

your physique is yours Begins conversations about consent, particularly between youngsters and their caregivers. Writer Yamini Vijayan says, “We would like children to know that it is completely okay to say ‘no’ to an grownup, even when it is so simple as pulling your cheek.” Delicately presenting the concepts of physique positivity and physique autonomy, Vijayan’s guide helps mother and father provoke a fancy however necessary cultural shift: empowering youngsters to personal their our bodies.

Really useful for ages 4 and up

Ammu’s Bottle Boat (Tulika Books)

The story of Nivedita Subramaniam follows the journey of a plastic bottle that has been carelessly thrown into the ocean. “We examine landfills full of non-biodegradable waste, and we find out about large swirls of waste within the oceans,” she says, “although seemingly small however careless acts, every of which violate Do not scare us sufficient.” At its coronary heart, this poignant but charmingly crafted image guide is a name to motion: “To start out right here and begin now, with small however actionable steps.”

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