When We Grow Up... - Melanie Walsh


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A first book of jobs that challenges gender stereotypes with its positive and inclusive message.

The important message in this first book of jobs is that children can be whatever they want to be when they grow up. With a variety of jobs and a diverse cast of characters, this book is an excellent way to start conversations with young children about their futures. The bold, graphic illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Melanie Walsh, along with simple vocabulary, bring each profession to life.

  • Tackles gender stereotypes by showing boys and girls doing a range of jobs as equals.
  • Research shows that by the age of 7 children choose jobs that reflect standard gender ideas. This book opens up conversation by showing a variety of options.
  • Diverse and inclusive cast of characters depicted in artwork.