Timid (Hardcover)

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Timmy loves to perform, but only when there isn't an audience! When Timmy feels most nervous, their shy inner lion roars all their confidence away. This gorgeous, uplifting picture book by Stonewall Book Award Honoree, Harry Woodgate, shines a spotlight on childhood anxiety. With bravery, courage, and friendship, Timmy learns to embrace his inner lion and follow their dreams.

"A gorgeously flamboyant picture book with a non-binary protagonist and a gentle, supportive message."- The Guardian

Timmy loves nothing more than performing, that is, until they have an audience. They live in the shadow of their inner cowardly lion who loves to come out and ROAR all their confidence away. As Timmy dreads the upcoming school play, they form a powerful friendship with their classmate Nia. Together, they work to overcome their shyness and tame the lion. But when it's time to take the stage, Timmy feels the familiar swoosh of the lion's tail.

Will Timmy be able to calm their anxiety and put on a show-stopping performance?

About the Author

Harry Woodgate is an award-winning illustrator and author based in St Albans, UK. Their books include the Stonewall Honor Book, Grandad's Camper, as well as How to Build a City, Little Glow and The Very Merry Murder Club. They love creating stories with a focus on diversity, inclusivity, compassion and adventure. Harry has worked with publishers including Penguin Random House, Little Tiger Group, Andersen Press, Little Bee Books and HarperCollins, and also on freelance projects with clients such as the Sunday Times, The Washington Post and Google. When they are not illustrating or writing stories, Harry loves writing music, exploring independent coffee shops and bookstores, and cycling.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781499813050
ISBN-10: 1499813058
Publisher: little bee books
Publication Date: June 28th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English