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What Little Boys Are Made Of: A Modern Nursery Rhyme

What Little Boys Are Made Of: A Modern Nursery Rhyme

Current price: $10.99
Publication Date: December 6th, 2022
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Celebrate all boys can be and more in this all-new take on the classic nursery rhyme for kids, the perfect graduation gift!

What are little boys made of? Far more than snips, snails, and puppy dog tails! Inspire a generation of unique, wonderful boys with this special story based on the well-known rhyme that moves beyond stereotypes and reminds boys that they are remarkable and absolutely loved. This heartfelt picture book for children ages 3-7 offers sincere encouragement for every little boy to feel confident in who he is and what he loves to do, because he's creative, kind, bold, clever, and full of endless potential!

Why readers love What Little Boys Are Made Of:

  • Filled with unique rhymes, engaging affirmations, and sweet illustrations, perfect for bedtime read-alouds
  • A heartfelt graduation gift, stuffer for holiday stockings or Easter baskets, birthday present, or way to say "I love you" at Valentine's Day or all year-round!
  • Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and teachers will delight in this twist on the popular nursery rhyme
  • Includes a bonus list of affirmations in the back to repeat to yourself every day

What are little boys made of?

What makes them who they are?

Snips and snails and puppy dogs' tails?

It's more than that by far!

Little boys are dreamers with incredible ideas!

Their imaginations are ever soaring,

Heroes defending, lions roaring,

From sea to space, always exploring.

What will they think up next?

About the Author

Susanna Leonard Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of Moon’s First Friends, as well as many other award-winning books for children. She does frequent school and library visits, teaches picture book writing, and offers picture book critiques. She lives in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley with her children and two rescue dogs.

Natalie Vasilica was born in Moldova, where she was surrounded by countryside fields and farm animals. She loved to draw everything around her and capture the beauty of the moment. As an illustrator, she prefers to mix traditional mediums with digital tools to create a unique feeling, often inspired by nature, animals, and children. She lives in the Netherlands with her husband.

Praise for What Little Boys Are Made Of: A Modern Nursery Rhyme

"An excellent way to break down all the stereotypes of how boys should act!... a universal book teaching anyone that we are not all the same people and we should embrace our individuality" — Youth Services Book Review