A young child loves the spots and patterns found on butterflies, and fashions bold orange wings to become a butterfly child. But when other kids shun the child for the clothes they don’t understand, it takes a father’s encouragement for the kid to stay true to what they love and find joy in the butterfly wings once more.
WHY WE LOVE IT: This is a beautiful book about self expression, creativity, and the joy of being true to yourself, even when the world makes it difficult. Bright, colorful illustrations and a very moving story. This story highlights the special bond between families and the tender, often time consuming ways we as parents make space to hold our kids complex emotions so that they can be their truest self.
GOOD FOR: Difficulty Making Friends. Parenting Bonds.