A book inspiring lessons about True Beauty, Marley Rae discovers something that all children – and adults! – need to know…True beauty shines from the inside out
The hand-illustrated hardcover book follows an aunt’s relationship with her niece Marley Rae. Throughout the book, “Auntie” positively reinforces those characteristics that make Marley Rae unique and even different, and teaches Marley Rae not only to embrace them, but also to recognize and appreciate the beauty in other peoples’ unique characteristics
If beauty standards are acquired through social conditioning, why not begin instilling a different and positive perspective of what is beautiful at an early age?
In order to prepare kids for the skewed ideals of beauty they’ll encounter as they grow up, Power, , emphasizes parents’ roles as living examples of this message. A great tool that will promote a new foundation of beauty as well as open the lines of communication about self-esteem.
"I wrote this book because I grew up with very low ‘physical self-esteem’ even though I had very high self-esteem in every other aspect of my life. I think it’s crucial that parents know there’s a big difference between the two,” says Power.