Celebrate the Joy of Being You
Teaching children about important concepts such as gratitude, kindness, and reflection is easy with the reader-friendly and interactive I’m Glad series! Establish good habits early in life by helping children to learn what it means to contemplate positive shared life experiences. These books are also a great way for kids to have fun and entertain themselves for busy Mums and Dads! Most importantly the I’m Glad series encourages children to be creative and contemplative, and they are a fun way to learn about who they are and the people closest to them, cementing their family memories forever.
I’m Glad I’m Me gives children the chance to reflect on what makes them special and loved by their friends and family and what they can share with them. The book asks the child to write, draw, colour and share what they’re good at, what makes them happy, things the the things they do together that makes them happy, their special memories and more.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Cathy Phelan is an author, teacher and photographer. Teaching, and photography have provided Cathy with many happy years working with children, but it’s her series of I’m Glad… children’s books that are currently her biggest passion. Cathy has combined the idea of engaging children into the reading process, cementing what they are reading with the important notion of appreciating loved ones. Her books I’m Glad you’re my… (Mum, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Aunty, Uncle, Teacher and Friend) have been launched both in Australia and in the UK. With over 20 years of experience teaching, and working with children, Cathy knows what makes kids tick.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Danielle McDonald began her career designing children’s products for various industries including toys, bedding, furniture, art and craft materials and apparel. She turned her attention to illustration when she became a mother and has gone on to create several well-loved characters for book series that include Ella Diaries, Ella and Olivia, Olivia’s Secret Scribbles and Tracy Lacy. She has also illustrated picture books, board books, and various collections of song books for children. After leaving behind the hustle and bustle of city life in Melbourne, Danielle now lives on a little farm near Canberra, Australia, with her husband, two beautiful daughters and a menagerie of crazy animals.