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A Design Making the Book Easy to Read.
First, I would like to say that I had not taken the time to read a children’s book for quite a long time. I am very happy that I chose this one.
I really liked the design so let’s start with that point:
1. The book cover is the cutest!
2. The images are both so simple and good-looking at the same time.
3. The little stars here and there make the whole reading-process very fun.
4. I loved the spacing between the lines. Usually, children’s book either miss that spacing that is SO important for children to be motivated to read, or they miss good in-depth content. Here, you will have both an easy-to-read page AND a real content.
A Very Important Topic to Cover.
Now, let’s dive a little bit into the message of the book. We all know that children’s books are important in the development of a child, especially when it comes to self-esteem. The message of this book is simple: be yourself. We follow the story of Evie, a young witch whose dream is to be… a normal girl.
Questioning the Notion of “Normality”.
Yes, we would all like to be witches rather than « normal », but she wants to fit in, and each and every child can understand her. Who has never been willing to become « the popular child »? Well, she manages to fit in (more or less) but wearing black or being a little mean sometimes is not her cup of tea. The thing is that now that she is « normal », she understands that being normal is not that cool when « normal » is just not our natural state. Her nature always comes back and she understands that by not being herself, she attracts friends who are actually not a good fit for her. What if she were herself this time?
(I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.)