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Encourage young girls to be anything they want with this lyrical and empowering board book!
When the world is whispering
what she should be,
let her be…
to feel the warmth of the sun.
Let her be playful,
let her twirl and run.
Mackenzie Porter, author of In My Heart, shares a meaningful message that reads as both a love letter from a hopeful parent and a mantra for young girls, showing them that they can be both curious and certain, gentle and strong, and anything else they imagine!
About the Author
Mackenzie Porter loves writing books inspired by her family. She wrote her first book, In My Heart, when she returned to work after the birth of her daughter. Mackenzie works full time in a child abuse prevention program and is also studying to obtain her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. In her spare time, she loves to travel anywhere and everywhere. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with her husband, daughter, dog, and the rest of her big Greek family.
Katie Cottle is a freelance illustrator and picture book maker living and working in Bristol, UK. Originally from Swansea, she moved to Bristol to study illustration at University of the West of England and hasn’t left since graduating in 2017. She enjoys telling stories through her drawing and uses a variety of media, including a mix of traditional and digital techniques. She loves using bright colors and drawing grumpy faces. Find out more at KatieCottle.com.