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Someone Just Like You

Illustrated by David Roberts



About The Book

A deeply moving, vitally important picture book encouraging empathy and kindness.

Somewhere in this world, there is someone just like you,
who finds the same things funny and who laughs the way you do.

Have you ever stopped to think that there might be someone out there who is just like you? And if they needed you, would you help them?

Helen Docherty’s lyrical rhyming text is perfectly matched by David Roberts’ stunning, thoughtful illustrations, as the two combine to make a picture book that is as necessary as it is beautiful.

About The Author

Photograph by Helen Docherty

Helen Docherty is a children’s author based in Swansea, Wales. Her picture books have been translated into twenty-seven languages, shortlisted for various national awards, and staged as plays. The Snatchabook was an Indie Next pick and won the Oldham Brilliant Book Award. Helen often collaborates with her husband, the illustrator and author Thomas Docherty. Blue Baboon Finds Her Tune is their latest book together. Helen worked as a Spanish and French teacher before turning her gift with words to writing for children. She has delivered many creative writing workshops and loves helping children write their own stories.

About The Illustrator

Photograph by David Roberts

David Roberts has illustrated many children’s books, including the Questioneers series, The Cook and the King, and Bathe the Cat. He lives in London where, when not drawing, he likes to make hats.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (September 28, 2023)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471145728
  • Ages: 2 - 99

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