About the Book
Book: Bold and Brave
Author: K.A. Cummins
Genre: Picture Book
Release Date: August 31, 2023
Sometimes courage is loud like an elephant, and sometimes it’s quiet like a llama.
Lily, a young autistic girl with a vivid imagination, wants to sing the solo in the school’s choir show. However, the thought of standing at center stage turns her heart a gloomy grey. School is overwhelming enough when no one is watching. Now all eyes will be on her. Will she overcome her fear and be bold and brave?
Bold and Brave is a whimsical picture book showcasing the heartwarming bond of family while visually drawing readers into Lily’s experience and inspiring them to be bold and brave. It’s aimed at readers aged 3 to 8.
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About the Author
K.A. Cummins is an author and an artist. She explores storytelling in a variety of mediums, blending the wonders of science with the possibilities of what if. When not crafting stories, Cummins loves spending time with her family, collecting fun socks, and venturing outside her comfort zone to try new things—at least once!
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More from K.A. Cummins
“Bold and Brave” is about a young autistic girl who wants to sing a solo in the school’s choir show. While a colorful pair of socks initially inspired the fiction story, it was my personal experiences as a woman and as a mother that most influenced it.
Stories often use words to draw readers into what a character experiences, but I wanted to do something different for this story. I wanted the illustrations to show readers the parts of the young girl’s experience that are often harder to explain.
For some, the smallest actions can take effort and courage, and their boldness and bravery doesn’t always show on the outside.
I hope “Bold and Brave” inspires readers, and provides an accessible insight into one autistic experience.
My Review of Bold and Brave:
This was a wonderful book for children of all ages and also their parents as well. The illustrations are beautiful, the story inspirational and overall it’s highly entertaining. This is one I will be recommending to infants who are read to by their parents, school age children learning how to read and even older children reading to their siblings. This message is one that all ages can learn from.
I received a complimentary copy of this book but was under no obligation to review it. All opinions are mine.
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