A little bit extraordinary
A little girl called Juliette, who has Down’s syndrome, shares her own personal and unique feelings, hopes, dreams and characteristics in a story based on a real person that will delight and inspire young readers, encouraging them to discover their talents, reach for the stars and behave with more love and kindness.
‘A little bit EXTRAORDINARY’ encourages empathy and understanding while highlighting the importance of integration in schools and communities.
Heartfelt rhyming words and captivating pictures help readers understand Down’s syndrome in a simple and engaging way. Juliette encourages people to celebrate difference, create a caring community and prevent bullying.
This book will guide adults to see the potential in all children and to nurture their emerging talents. Children and adults will learn together that when a decision is made from the heart, it is always the right decision. Everyone can achieve something ‘a little bit extraordinary’.
This book is based on a real person called Juliette and describes her own characteristics and feelings and therefore does not represent a generalised description of every person with Down’s syndrome because everyone is unique.
About the Author
“I would like people to understand that kindness, compassion, empathy, forgiveness and unconditional love enable people to live in harmony with one another and how achievable this is.”
In a full author interview, Esther Robinson explains why and how ‘A little bit EXTRAORDINARY’ was created.
Read her interview about the book here