Never Too Small by Zanib Mian

Never Too Small

Written by Zanib Mian
Illustrated by Laura Ewing Ferrer


Never Too Small by Zanib Mian

This book reaches out to the insecurities of young children and makes it clear that those around them will keep them safe. The rhyming prose impart an empowering story of overcoming fears,and also helps children both recognize and embrace the world's expanding ethnic diversities. Everybody is afraid of something, whether it is spiders, heights, or the dark. A young boy is too afraid to try things because of his size, but a good friend helps him feel better. In the same way a diverse group of characters get over their fears with a letter from a loved one. An endearing rhyming tale about common fears and caring for each other.


'Oh there is so much to love about this book!' - The Bookbag 'Written in rhyme with enough repetition to engage young children Never Too Small embraces the little worries children have and shoos them away.' - 'Parenting Without Tears' 'Never Too Small is unique in its blend of two bold topics that, while explored through an enchanting story, also address very serious insecurities in children everywhere.- London Mums Magazine 'Never Too Small is a book that reaches out and hugs you! It is written with such love and reassurance. She is an author who clearly understands children and the message she sends out about overcoming our fears with the help of someone who loves or cares for us is loud and clear. It is a message that is reassuringly received by the children who read it. This book should be in every classroom and home! - Gail Carlyle Deputy Head at a London Primary School.'

About the Author

Zanib Mian resides in London, the city in which she was born and raised. She is the founder of Sweet Apple Publishers and a single mother to two boys. She graduated from University College London with a degree in Molecular Cell Biology, after which she taught Science in secondary schools. She has had a passion for writing since she was a young girl and is now focusing on writing diverse children's books and publishing books by other authors. Other than Science and writing, Zanib loves horse riding, driving, and creating irresistible goodies in the kitchen!

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29 pages


Zanib Mian
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Sweet Apple Publishers

Publication date

12th September 2014



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