Feeling Special

Illustrated by Valentina Jaskina
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About The Book

A full-color picture book that teaches kids that everyone is special.

Squirrel can leap from branch to branch real quickly, Bee can fly and make honey, and Rabbit can hop really high. Then there’s Firefly, who can both fly and light up the sky.

But Turtle, who cannot do any of these things, feels ordinary. What will it take to make Turtle realize that he too is special?

A terrific book that reminds kids that everyone is uniquely talented!

About The Author

Jennifer Kurani was born and raised in New York, and spent her childhood always using her imagination. As an adult, she worked at Scholastic in children's publishing, edited creative writing essays, and developed web content for parents and students. She lives in New York City with her husband and two loving children, and believes in spreading the love.

About The Illustrator

Valentina Jaskina always wanted to be an artist. As a child, Valentina drew "masterpieces" on the walls of her parent’ s house. She always wanted to illustrate books or draw cartoons. She studied at the Children's Art School, and then studied classical drawing, painting and graphic design at Novosibirsk Art College. She draws inspiration from the world of children and teens, and prefers to use a mixed technique, including a blend of ink or pencil plus digital graphics. Valentina resides in Russia.

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