The first batch of 200 books has gone to print and is now available for preorder. The books are due to be ready to ship on April 19th, you'll get an email notification as soon as they're on their way to you. 


A collection of stories  and illustrations which touch on love, fear, courage, overcoming adversity, inspiration, following your heart and believing in your own path.

These stories have warmed and touched many a heart and has been tried and tested on eyes and ears of all ages. I hope they gently remind you that you're loved just as you are.


Inside this book are:

Pressure To Be Magical

An Elephant Called Arthur

Horrible Scary Things

The Spider And Me

Mamma Moved Mountains

A Path Less Travelled

A Bold 2020

Just As You Are

Josh's Rocket



"Beautiful... I want to read this out loud to my grandchildren as they grow from babies to adults"


"Please tell me you're going to publish this, it's so sweet and very much needed right now"


"Oh my goodness, this is so great! Your poems and art are so comforting, they warm the heart like the biggest hugs!


"Your illustrations, rhymes and stories are just beautiful"


"Please turn this one into a book, I would keep it by my bed and read it every morning"

Just As You Are

  • 46 pages long

    150 x 150mm

    The book is printed with a luxury 'layflat' binding to showcase the full page illustrations. The layflat binding creates a double thickness 320gsm paper throughout, finished with a matt lamination on the cover. 


  • Please get in touch via info@tootsdesign within 14 days if you'd like to return a product. 

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