Ethicool My Daddy's Shadow Kids Picture Book

$16.00

Want your kids to love reading and grow up to change the world? Ethicool creates kids’ books that educate, entertain and encourage children to take action on the world’s big issues.

My Daddy's Shadow is a kids book by Ethicool that shares an adorable and heartfelt picture book about our darkest shadow, depression, told gently, endearingly, and with touching warmth.

  • Every now and then, a children's book comes along that changes everything. This is that book.
  • Beautiful, meaningful and empowering stories to creating little leaders.
  • Designed for ages 0 - 6 years old.
  • Eco-friendly - Printed on recycled paper, using soy-based inks.
  • Great memorable gift for that special little someone or makes a great addition to your coffee table collection.

What Is This Picture Book About?

Outside, the world is bursting with colour, light and wonder. But inside the house, Daddy has a big secret. A dark shadow is following him around, and it just won't leave him alone.

From the park to the breakfast table, Daddy's shadow continues to threaten and overwhelm him. Jokes aren't funny to him anymore. He won't come out to play. His sunshine has been stolen, and there's no telling when it will come back - that is until a particularly driven daughter shines her brightest lights into the dark.

Effortless and enchanting poetry, combined with otherworldly watercolour illustrations, this powerful and uplifting book is for anyone who has ever been overcome by sadness or witnessed the dark shadow of depression take hold.

Above all, though, it's for those who know that love and support can make all the difference.

Who is this book for?

One in four adults will experience mental illness at some point in their lives. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, but also one of the most misunderstood - and often, invisible.

For children, depression can be confusing, sad and a little frightening. Children often (mistakenly) believe that they are the cause of their parent, grandparent or carer's sadness. This beautiful book shines a light on the illness that affects so many of us, and helps little ones understand it in a way that is meaningful and accessible to them.

Why Ethicool Books?

Ethicool Books is a children’s book publisher with a big mission. We want to create a generation of little superheroes who understand the world’s big issues and go out there and do something about them.

These beautifully-illustrated, heartfelt stories will help your littles ones (or getting-big-ones) understand issues such as sustainability, climate change, ocean care, poverty, gender equality, and much more. All topics are explored in a moving and relatable way, and help start important conversations in bedrooms and loungerooms, world-wide. If you want your children to not only love and learn language, but love the world they’re in and want to make it a better place, they’ll be a story for them at Ethicool.

Cover: Softcover (300GSM)

Pages: Soft inside pages (200GSM)

Dimensions:

  • 11" x 8.5" landscape (27.5 x 21cm)

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