Almost overnight, my eight-year-old niece went from being a vivacious little girl who sang her way through life—as if she were singing the soundtrack of her own life the movie—and became a frightened, withdrawn child who spoke so softly you could barely hear her. It was as if she were literally losing her voice, losing herself. And then we found out she was being bullied at school. Later, she told me that she thought she wouldn’t get in trouble if she tried not to be herself. It broke my heart, and I wished she had a book to read …
Sally Lloyd-Jones is the author of numerous children’s books, including The Jesus Storybook Bible and her newest book, Thoughts To Make Your Heart Sing. You can find out more about her at sallylloyd-jones.com.