A Different Sort of Normal

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Author
Abigail Balfe
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
20 July, 2021
ISBN
9780241508794

A Different Sort of Normal

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Synopsis

The beautiful, and beautifully illustrated, true story of one girl's journey growing up autistic, and the challenges of navigating the 'normal' world around her. This is my true story of growing up in the confusing 'normal' world, all the while missing some Very Important Information about myself. There'll be scary moments involving toilets and crowded trains, heart-warming tales of cats and pianos, and funny memories including my dad and a mysterious tub of ice cream. Along the way you'll also find some Very Crucial Information about autism. If you've ever felt different, out of place, like you don't fit in . . . this book is for you. Told through the author's remarkable words, and just as remarkable illustrations, this is the book for those who've never felt quite right in the 'normal' world. Very important, very funny and very informative. This is the book the world needs right now.

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Everyone is Unique: Q&A with Abigail Balfe, author of A Different Sort of Normal

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Everyone is Unique: Q&A with Abigail Balfe, author of A Different Sort of Normal

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About the author

Abigail Balfe

Abigail Balfe is a Brighton-based writer, illustrator and graduate of Cambridge School of Art's MA Children's Book Illustration.

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