Author(s): Maisie Paradise Shearring
A funny, heartwarming picture book about independence, self-esteem and knowing when to stop being grown-up!The grown-ups are having a party, and Meena would really love to join in but instead she's sent to bed. Only grown-ups get to stay up late. So the next day she makes a very important announcement to her parents: "I'm actually really grown-up now!"In this very funny story we join Meena as she plans her very own grown-up party and explores what it REALLY means to be an adult. She has a lot of fun experimenting with fashion, going to work, and party planning, but she soon finds out that being grown-up might not always be as easy as it seems.I'm Actually Really Grown Up Now by Maisie Shearring is the follow-up to Anna and Otis, her endearing and quirky picture book about overcoming prejudice. Maisie has a special talent for capturing the bittersweet highs and lows of childhood and the humour to be found in everyday situations.