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Josie Layton
Primary Lower Years (Prep – 2) | Primary Middle Years (Years 3 – 4)

Josie Layton is a vibrant young author, editor and counselling student who loves writing funny stories that sneak a little moral in. Her picture book Reggie Red follows a young girl who fears that she looks too different to the girls she sees online and at school, who later discovers thetrue meaning of beauty and how to embrace her whole, wonderful self.

As well as storytelling, Josie offers workshops for all student age groups which include activities based around building self-esteem, confidence, positive body image and empathetic connections with classmates. Her workshops can also be tailored to fit the school’s curriculum and teaching objectives.

See Josie’s Website:  https://www.josielayton.com/

Watch the Reggie Red book trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnQLBTQG3vY

Books by Josie Layton

Reggie Red

Best Suited 3-9 Years
With freckles and curls so big and so red, Reggie felt worried…’Just look at my head! Others have hair that is brown, blonde and flat, How can I make MY hair look like that?’ Reggie Red tells the story of a little girl who discovers that beauty is far more than what you see on the outside.

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