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The Seasons Within Me

The Seasons Within Me

Current price: $19.94
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Rise x Penguin Workshop
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A girl takes a journey through the good and not-so-good seasons in life.

A little girl starts her day feeling gray and alone, with everyone around her oblivious to her mood. On her way home from school, she meets a small dog in need of help, and the interaction turns her world a little brighter. Through their newfound friendship, she learns that deep bonds have the power to transform feelings and bring a vital sense of belonging. This debut picture book from Brazilian author-illustrator Bianca Pozzi creates a poignant and rich portrayal of childhood emotions with delicate text, gentle illustrations, and resounding empathy.

About the Author

Bianca Pozzi is an artist and designer from Brazil, with a degree in Social Communication & Fashion Design. Her work is inspired by the wonders of childhood, fairy tales, and the natural world. She believes that children should be surrounded by love, nature, creative play, and books. Bianca lives with her husband and daughter in Brazil. This is her first picture book.

Praise for The Seasons Within Me

"Unbelievably gorgeous… a beautiful book about [the] feelings we can’t [always] name."
--NPR 'Here and Now' Recommended Book

"Rendered with a fresh tenderness that will appeal to all readers who have found comfort in a friend when feeling alone. A lovely read-aloud with bibliotherapeutic potential." --Booklist

First Time Parent Magazine "Good Reads - Spring 2023" Pick

"Heart-warming." --YA and Kids Books Central

"This beautifully illustrated picture book depicts childhood emotions and the power of family and friends." --Kids Bookshelf