'You Matter' by Christian Robinson
In a simple and heartfelt message 'You Matter' reminds us of all the ways we are connected and make a difference in one another’s lives. Robinson’s sweet text of inclusivity is reinforced by his expansive and colorful illustrations in a timeless message that will be appreciated by all who read it. With the cadence of a lullaby or mantra, this book's message is clear and vital: no matter who you are, what you feel, and even if everyone is too busy to help - You Matter!
As a big fan of Christian Robinson's art, I knew I would love this book! There is something so sweet and thoughtful in his words and illustrations that resonates with me and for every age and experience. "It was important to me to connect us all together," he said in a recent interview.
'You Matter' is a great conversation starter for parents to talk with their children about those hard emotions we all feel sometimes. This beautiful book lets us talk about how we can feel small, or invisible, or even lost and reminds us those feelings are valid but they do not define us, because we ALL matter. Let's take a peak inside: