Have you ever felt you should act a certain way or do certain things, just because you’re a boy?
This book encourages young boys to broaden their ideas about what it means to be a boy, supporting them to feel free and proud to be who they truly are.
Be Your Own Man seeks to dissolve the toxic parts of the traditional masculine identity for a new generation of boys
• Reframes masculinity for a new generation, expanding the idea of what it is to be a good man, and encouraging young boys to be themselves without apology
• Normalises 'softer' behaviours — such as sensitivity, creativity, asking for help and caring for others — as acceptable male behaviours
• Encourages young boys to be themselves without apology, knowing that being themselves now will make them the man they will become in the future
• Is themed with messages of personal freedom and self-love.