‘If we all looked just the same how boring life would be.
The things that make me different are the things that make me me!’
Little Emer doesn’t like it when she’s teased for having brown skin and fuzzy hair. She wishes she could look like everyone else.
But with a little help from mum, Emer soon learns that we’re all the same but different - and life is better that way!
Emer O’Neill is a mother of two. Born and raised in Ireland, she is Irish/Nigerian and a Bray, Co. Wicklow native. She teaches Physical Education and is the Transition Year Coordinator at North Wicklow Secondary School. She is a presenter on RTÉ Home School Hub. Emer is well known as an anti-racism activist and as an advocate for positive body image.
Debby Rahmalia is from Indonesia. She graduated from Bandung Institute of Technology, where she earned a Bachelor of Interior Design degree. Having always loved children’s books, she became an illustrator after her first child was born.