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A charming message about kindness, showing the many different forms it can take
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2022
A simple story told largely through its illustrations with a spare text adding a commentary. From the first smile of a baby onwards through loads of different situations and different relationships in life the story celebrates the all the wonderful qualities of a smile and the very big difference that smiling can make. Young children will love following the smile and recognising its importance.
Julia Eccleshare's Picks for April 2022
The Smile by Marie Voigt
A Song In the Mist by Corrinne Averiss
Small's Big Dream by Manjeet Mann
The Fears You Fear by Rachel Rooney
The Girl Who Lost a Leopard by Nizrana Farook
One Time by Sharon Creech
The Thief Who Sang Storms by Sophie Anderson
The Light In Everything by Katya Balen
When a baby smiles at his sister, the joy she feels is so powerful that it sets in motion a chain of kindness that spreads around the world . . . and back.
Publication date: 03/03/2022
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||3rd March 2022|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
|Genres:||Family / Home Stories, Animals|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
|Collections:||Anti Bullying Week & World Kindness Day,|
Born in former East Berlin, Marie spent her childhood painting, acting, writing and wanting to save the world. Or be an actress, a painter or a filmmaker. But with degrees in Multimedia Technology and Marketing she got various jobs in TV, advertising, branding, events and graphic & web design, but nothing ever felt quite right. That was until Marie realised that making picture books allows her to combine all her passions and skills in the most fulfilling way. Following some very intense years of self-directed author/illustrator training and self-discovery, Marie is finally back where she started, but better. Because ...More About Marie Voigt
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