A tiny word takes big courage.
Reads forward & backward exploring two perspectives.
Will Bailey find the courage to make a first-day-of-school friend?
Should I Say Hi? is a fun way to explore the different feelings that come when meeting new people and facing new environments.
Read it forward and then backward for two different points of view of the same story!
A powerful addition to your library.
Stepping through the classroom doors can feel like stepping onto a new planet.
Should I Say Hi? is a great tool for parents, teachers, and counselors to use while talking to kids about facing fears, building self-confidence, and finding a positive perspective.
" Phoenix Award for Best New Voice in Children's Picture Books "
"Gold Winner | Best Overall Design in Fiction"
"Finalist | Best Children's Book 2021"
" Two-Time Golden Ticket Winner "
Rose Collins is an award-winning children’s book author living in Portland, Oregon. As a little girl, art, writing, and imagination filled her days. Rose has continued to fing joy in the world of creativity.
Though Rose graduated with a degree in journalism and has spent her career as an art director, Rose's passion lies in writing. Now grown up, she writes stories to spark imagination and empower dreamers.
With each new story, Rose aims to add a bit of courage and creativity into every child’s toolbox.
Nathaly Bonilla is an award-winning illustrator and tattoo artist from Venezuela, now living in Los Angeles. With more than 10 years of experience and more than 25 published books, she has won some of the biggest illustration awards in Venezuela and inspired young readers worldwide.
When making illustrations for books, Nathaly dives deep into the feelings, thoughts, and traits of the characters to understand who they are in the world of the story.
With artwork exhibited collectively in Venezuelan national museums and galleries, illustration is a passion for Nathaly. It is cathartic, meaningful, and a wonderful way to connect.