My Shape is Sam - available everywhere 9.17.19


In this debut picture book, Sam is a square who lives in a world where everyone has a job to do, depending on their shape. But Sam doesn’t want to stack like the other squares…

He wants to roll like a circle!

Illustrated by Lydia Nichols

Published by Page Street Kids

Distributed by Macmillan


“A gentle and playful celebration of difference and self-discovery.”

“A fun, simple read-aloud that can be a tool to teach empathy to young children. A recommended purchase for public libraries and preschools.”
School Library Journal

“Anyone struggling to match never-quite-right conventional images or expectations will welcome the liberating resolution.”

“My Shape is Sam [is]…celebrating individuality in a world where everybody is a shape and every shape has a specific job.”
Publishers Weekly