Blue background to book cover. Illustrations of different people (2 Black women, 2 Black men, 2 latina women, 2 white women, 2 white men - one of whom is in a wheelchair). Cover reads "Just Like Me, 40 neurologically and physically diverse people who broke stereotypes, Louise Gooding, with illustrations by Angel Change, Caterina delli Carri, cathyhookey and Melissa Iwai".
Inside spread on pages 22-23 focuses on Chantelle Brown-Young and vitiligo. There is an illustration of Chantelle (a Black woman), a quote, a biography, achievements, and a description about vitiligo. The quote reads "I have my flaws, but I love them, I embrace them, they're mine".
Inside spread on pages 26-27 focuses on Selena Gomez and lupus. Quote reads "You are who are; you're unique and you're rare" (sic). Following the quote is a biography, achievements and a description of lupus. An illustration of Selena (a Latina woman) is on page 26.
Pages 48-49 focus on Frida Kahlo (a Latina woman in a wheelchair). The quote reads "Feet, what do I need them for if I have wings to fly." An illustration of Frida is on page 48 in which she holds a paintbrush and palette. Following the quote is a biography, achievements and a description of chronic pain.
Pages 66-67 focus on Daniel Radcliffe (a white man) with an illustration of him wearing a suit with lightning bolt background. The quote reads "The fact that some things are more of a struggle will only make you more determined, harder working and more imaginative in the solutions you find to problems." Following the quote is a biography, achievements and description of dyspraxia.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Blue background to book cover. Illustrations of different people (2 Black women, 2 Black men, 2 latina women, 2 white women, 2 white men - one of whom is in a wheelchair). Cover reads "Just Like Me, 40 neurologically and physically diverse people who broke stereotypes, Louise Gooding, with illustrations by Angel Change, Caterina delli Carri, cathyhookey and Melissa Iwai".
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Inside spread on pages 22-23 focuses on Chantelle Brown-Young and vitiligo. There is an illustration of Chantelle (a Black woman), a quote, a biography, achievements, and a description about vitiligo. The quote reads "I have my flaws, but I love them, I embrace them, they're mine".
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Inside spread on pages 26-27 focuses on Selena Gomez and lupus. Quote reads "You are who are; you're unique and you're rare" (sic). Following the quote is a biography, achievements and a description of lupus. An illustration of Selena (a Latina woman) is on page 26.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Pages 48-49 focus on Frida Kahlo (a Latina woman in a wheelchair). The quote reads "Feet, what do I need them for if I have wings to fly." An illustration of Frida is on page 48 in which she holds a paintbrush and palette. Following the quote is a biography, achievements and a description of chronic pain.
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, Pages 66-67 focus on Daniel Radcliffe (a white man) with an illustration of him wearing a suit with lightning bolt background. The quote reads "The fact that some things are more of a struggle will only make you more determined, harder working and more imaginative in the solutions you find to problems." Following the quote is a biography, achievements and description of dyspraxia.

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Just Like Me is a collection of stories from 40 people around the world, all of whom are neurologically or physically diverse. Each story includes a small biography, quote, achievements and information on their condition.
Some of the 40 people featured are: Simone Biles, Selena Gomez, Temple Grandin, Warwick Davies, Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Hawking, Greta Thunberg, Frida Kahlo, Chantelle Brown-Young. 
This is an excellent book to help your child embrace themselves as they are.
Additional Information: 
  • Author: Louise Gooding
  • Illustrators: Angel Chang, Caterina delli Carri, cathyhookey & Melissa Iwai
  • Bonnier Publishing
  • 96-page, full-colour illustrated hardback edition
  • Publication Date: 04/03/2021
  • 230 x 190 mm