As any artist, writer or creator knows, its hard to believe in yourself and imposter syndrome always looms large in the background. And while you struggle to fit into your new identity, not everyone will want to come along for the ride and cheer you on. And that's OK. We have to let these people … Continue reading The courage to find your tribe
When I was 10, I was given a dictionary for my birthday. It wasn’t any normal dictionary like the Macquarie or Oxford, it was the Misspellers Dictionary – perfect for kids like me, who couldn’t spell to save themselves. You looked up how you thought a word was spelled, and then the Misspellers Dictionary would … Continue reading The Boy Who Couldn’t Spell
I originally took this photo of a broken-down elevator to use as a metaphor for how we feel about life and ourselves, however seeing it was a little blurry, I went to reshoot it. When I went back, there was a security dude standing next to it. ‘Can I take a photo of the sign?’ … Continue reading This Photo is a Lie
"Langley's little books with BIG messages of self-help and self-esteem are a house favourite here. Neither overtly moralistic nor sermonic, they present beautiful messages of love, understanding and hope, accompanied with novel, cartoon-esque illustrations. This one encourages kids to acknowledge their self-worth and stick by themselves, 100% of the time. It explores feelings, emotions that … Continue reading 5 Star review on Goodreads
How do you prepare for 'back to school'? Young Emma has been reading Being You is Enough, especially her favourite page as a way of getting into the zone for the new school year! Pic courtesy of her mum, Shelley.
Just before Christmas I was lucky enough to be interviewed for the great Children's Book Blog, Just Write for Kids Australia. JANUARY 19, 2017 BY JUST WRITE FOR KIDS #InterviewByBook with Josh Langley Title: Being You is Enough and other important stuff Author: Josh Langley Illustrator: Josh Langley Publisher: Big Sky Publishing Genre: Illustrated Kids Book Age … Continue reading Interview with Just Write for Kids