Think Equal, Leslee truly believes that through the process of narration, young people have the opportunity to develop their empathetic abilities - through stories, reading, conversations and experimental learning, change is made.
We share a similar conviction, that books and story mediate empathy and create emotionally intelligent, sympathetic human beings who become critical thinkers able to self-regulate. It is why I embrace picture books with difficult subject matter.
It is why Leslee supports the intent behind At The End of Holyrood Lane.
Today I thank Leslee for her generous words of endorsement and applaud her and all that she does to empower communities across the globe to nurture mindsets through education.
I think…the poetry and vivid use of language is exciting and will encourage creativity and love of language in young children. Above all, Dimity’s skills in and focus on mediating social and emotional skills and competencies to children, will encourage them to see help in dark times and help them to navigate through stormy weather and understand that it pass. Leslee Unwin Think Equal