Written by Yamini Vijayan with illustrations by Aindri C
Your Physique is Yours initiates a dialog about consent, particularly between youngsters and their caregivers. “We would like youngsters to know that it’s utterly okay to say ‘no’ to an grownup, even when it is for one thing so simple as pulling your cheek,” provides writer Yamini Vijayan. Delicately layering the concepts of physique positivity and physique autonomy, Vijayan’s ebook helps dad and mom begin a fancy but essential cultural shift: empowering youngsters to personal their very own our bodies.
Really useful for ages 4 and above
Ammu’s Bottle Boat (Tulika Books)
Niveditha Subramaniam’s narrative follows the journey of a plastic bottle that has been carelessly discarded within the ocean. “We examine landfills stuffed with non-biodegradable waste, and we learn about big vortices of trash within the oceans,” she says, “Nevertheless, the seemingly small however careless acts, every of which is a violation, don’t scare us sufficient.” At its coronary heart, this poignant but charmingly crafted image ebook is a name to motion: “To start out right here and begin now, with small however actionable steps.”