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by | Mar 8, 2022

Book of the Month: The Smile

The Smile

Written by Marie Voigt

Age 2+

Explore how a little kindness can change the world with this warm-hearted new picture book from super-talented author and illustrator Marie Voigt.

Starting with a smile that spreads joy around the world, from families to total strangers, and back again, it’s a beautiful celebration of the connections between us, no matter how different we are.

Enjoy this book with your child to show them the many different forms kindness can take and the big difference it can make.


Win The Smile

To celebrate the release of The Smile, we’re giving three of you the chance to win a copy.

For your chance to win, simply tell us what your child does that makes you smile.

Enter on Facebook now >

UK residents only. Entry closes at 11.59pm on Sunday 27th March 2022. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).


About the book

The Smile

Written by Marie Voigt

A smile is a beautiful gift, from one face to another. This is the story of one smile’s journey and the joy it brings.

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About the Author

Marie Voigt’s debut picture book, Red and the City, was shortlisted for the prestigious international Klaus Flugge Prize 2019. Marie had a successful career in TV, branding and graphic design before realising that making picture books allows her to combine all her passions and skills in the most fulfilling way. With her work, Marie hopes that she may have a small impact on helping make our world that little bit brighter and happier.