Lily May is flooded with some BIG emotions when her classmates tease her for wearing red high heels to school. Feeling sad and longing to fit in, her sunny day quickly fades to an ugly shade of gray. Can clever Mama May; Lily’s cat, Boo; and a special book convince her that the world would be a very strange place if everything were the same?
Or will Lily forever remain a lump of grump?
“If everyone had to wear stripes and no exceptions were allowed –
Would you miss the chance to dress your best and stand out from the crowd?”
Lily May and the Ruby Shoes Blues is a colorful, imaginative story that encourages us to embrace our individuality and to prioritize self-love.
This book also includes MINDFULNESS activities to support coping skills and confidence, making it the perfect social-emotional learning addition to your programs.
“As a Child Clinical Psychologist and mother to two little ladies, this book captures the essence of what is needed in our lives and world today. I will not only order a personal copy, but the book will also have a space on my professional bookshelf.” –Dr. Marilisa Morea, Clinical Psychologist
“[This is] a book that every child can learn from. It encourages the idea of embracing who we are as individuals. I loved everything about it!” –Reader’s Favorite, 5-Star Review
“What a wonderful book about embracing your authenticity and using mindfulness and positive self-talk to navigate tough situations at school. Beautifully written and illustrated!” –Kristi Yeh, Therapist, @parentselfcare