Tomorrow is a Brand-New Day

Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys

The follow-up to bestseller All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys.

I know your day is feeling grey
but it won’t always be this way.
And everyone alive can say
they’ve felt the way you do today.

We all have bad days, bad days do pass. From creative superstars Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys comes a message of hope that we can depend upon and live by: bad days pass, and no matter what happens, we are deserving of love. An uplifting and healing book that every family needs in an era of overwhelming change.

Praise for All the Ways to be Smart: ‘Back with gusto is…the third pairing of this powerhouse duo—producing what is in my mind a perfect picture book. Yep. I said it! With galloping rhyme and gorgeous illustrations, we leap through a landscape of creativity and kindness, cleverness and composure.’

- Liam Daniels, @wordsandillustrations

Praise for All the Ways to be Smart: ‘Colpoys’ illustrations shimmer with vibrancy… Children will want to pore over each page, while the seamless read-out-loud rhyming pattern will ensure this is a favourite for years to come.’

- Penny Harrison, Kids’ Book Review

Praise for All the Ways to be Smart: ‘The energy of Bell’s rhyming couplets reflects the very inventiveness the book celebrates… Colpoys’ illustrations, showing a busy, multiracial, multi-gifted cast, convey joyous variety and abundant compassion.’

- Deirdre Baker, Toronto Star

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Davina Bell

Davina Bell is an award-winning author of books for young readers. She writes picture books (including Under the Love Umbrella and All the Ways to be Smart), as well as junior fiction, middle-grade fiction and YA. Davina lives in Melbourne, where she works as a children’s book publisher.


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Tomorrow is a Brand-New Day
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