An award-winning board book series that builds healthy confidence in little ones!

Board Books



You Are Important
You Are Important Series
You Are Important board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
Every child is important. Simple words and colorful illustrations let little ones know they matter—because they smile, because they explore, because they were born. Melodee Strong's warm multicultural illustrations support the message of the book: every child is special and valuable.

“An ideal and enthusiastically recommended addition to family, preschool, daycare center, kindergarten, and community library collections.... As entertaining as they are wholesome.”—Midwest Book Review Children's Bookwatch

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages. 
ISBN 978-1-934277-06-5, $7.99
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You Are Brave
You Are Important Series
You Are Brave board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
What does it mean to be brave? For children, it can mean meeting new people, trying new foods, and letting friends play with their toys. Each child is brave in his or her own ways. You Are Brave lets young children know that bravery is about many things: feelings, actions, and being open to new experiences. 

"As entertaining as they are wholesome."—Midwest Book Review Children's Bookwatch

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-08-9, $7.99
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You Are Beautiful
You Are Important Series
You Are Beautiful board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
Each child is precious, valuable...and beautiful. With simple words and detailed illustrations that relate to children's everyday lives, You Are Beautiful lets very young children know they are beautiful on the outside, and the inside. Children learn that beauty is more than skin deep and they are beautiful in many ways, just the way they are. A warm, affirming, important little book. 

"A welcome addition.... Features a diverse cast of characters and an encouraging message of self worth for young readers." —Children's Literature

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-10-2, $7.99
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You Are Friendly
You Are Important Series
You Are Friendly board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
Help young children build social skills with this warm, affirming book. You Are Friendly lets little ones know there are many ways to get along with others. They can invite someone to play, share a snack, be polite, treat animals gently and kindly, offer to help, show compassion, and more. The simple words and colorful illustrations relate to children's everyday lives. An excellent introduction to making and keeping friends.

"In just a few words and with a simple picture, Snow conveys a wealth of meaning about the depths of the concept of being friendly. Recommended for purchase by public libraries, this sturdy book will hold up for many circulations and is sure to be appreciated by parents and children alike."—Chiildren's Literature

"Will teach young children ways to get along with others.... The illustrations are bold, colorful, and have great expression."—Arlington Independent School District

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-09-6, $7.99
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You Are Helpful
You Are Important Series
You Are Helpful board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
Children want to be helpful and are eager to become more independent. We see this whenever they insist "I can do it myself!" or "Let me!" This warm, inviting book introduces young children to age-appropriate ways they can help out: putting their toys away, getting dressed by themselves, waiting their turn, sitting still at the doctor's office, and more. Written in simple words, vividly illustrated with realistic scenes that relate to children's everyday lives, You Are Helpful lets children know they are competent and capable. 

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-26-3, $7.99
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You Are Healthy
You Are Important Series
You Are Healthy board booik
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
Experts have identified key behaviors important to children's health. These include active play, eating right, washing hands, drinking water, getting enough sleep, and spending time with loved ones. This warm, inviting book introduces little ones to things they can do to stay healthy and happy. Written in simple words and vividly illustrated, You Are Healthy is an ideal introduction to a lifetime of good health.

"Highly recommended.... Outstanding and kid-friendly."
—Midwest Book Review Children's Bookwatch


"I highly recommend You Are Healthy and the companion books for encouraging healthy behavioral choices for children."—Dr. Neal R. Holtan, M.D., M.P.H., Preventive Medicine Specialist

"You Are Healthy is a terrific tool to introduce young children to important things we do to stay healthy. I love that it covers aspects from washing hands to laughing, playing, and having quiet time. These are good reminders for young and old alike."—Dr. Carol Carlson, M.D.

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-25-6, $7.99
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You Are Creative
You Are Important Series
You Are Creative board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Melodee Strong
All children are creative. When we notice and nurture their creativity, the sky's the limit. With simple words and inventive illustrations that relate to children's everyday lives, You Are Creative encourages little ones to explore and experience their creativity in many ways: touching toes to noses, dancing, putting things together and taking them apart, making happy faces, and more. This warm, affirming little book helps children know that it's good to imagine, have fun, play, and be themselves.

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-07-2, $7.99
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Manners Are Important
Manners Are Important board book
by Todd Snow, illustrated by Carrie Hartman
Manners matter, and even very young children can have fun while they learn the basics. A child's first book about polite behavior, Manners Are Important uses short rhymes and colorful pictures to introduce social skills that make life more pleasant for everyone. This bright sturdy board book guides them through proper table manners (using your inside voice, stay in your seat, don't talk with food in your mouth), asking first and saying "Please" and then "Thank you", what to do when we sneeze (aim for your sleeve!), when to say "Sorry", and when not to interrupt, saying "Goodbye", and more.

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-05-8, $6.99
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Colorful World
Colorful World board book
by CeCe Winans, Keith Thomas, and Alvin Love III, illustrated by Melodee Strong
Grammy winner CeCe Winans inspiring song about diversity has been adapted and brought to life in this joyful board book that celebrates differences. The positive words help little ones begin to understand that our world has millions of children with possibilities, and invites them to be proud to be themselves and reach their full potential.

“...Promotes an uplifting and positive message of inclusiveness and global interconnectedness.”—CM Magazine (Manitoba Library Association)

Ages baby through preschool. Board book, full-color illustrations, 6" x 6", 24 pages.
ISBN 978-1-934277-15-7, $7.99
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