The World Awaits
The second inspiring picture book from the creators of The Great Realisation.
‘All the things that make life wonderful, all the colours, sounds and tastes
Begin to lose a touch of magic when your goodness goes to waste.’
We all have within us ‘potential’, an amount of positivity and goodness that we could add to the world if we only try.
But what if we don’t try? What if it all seems too much and we just feel like staying in bed?
As one little boy lies in bed one morning, not wanting to face the day, it’s up to his older brother to show him the extraordinary potential within him and how even the smallest of his actions will make the world a better place . . .
Tomos Roberts’ sparkling new picture book is a manifesto for our time – urging us all to come together to build a brighter future, one small step at a time.
Tomos Roberts’ pandemic poem, The Great Realisation, was viewed over 60 million times online and translated into over 20 languages. It was adapted by Ashley Banjo and Diversity into a BAFTA-winning dance performance for Britain’s Got Talent as well as being featured in the official BBC New Years Eve 2021 fireworks spectacular. The picture book adaptation has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.
‘A beautiful book and beautifully illustrated’ – Kate Garraway, Good Morning Britain on The Great Realisation
Tomos was commissioned by the Royal British Legion to write an Armistice Day poem, Alive With Poppies, which he performed at the Royal Albert Hall in commemoration of 100 years of the poppy. He wrote a Christmas poem, ‘I Actually, Love London’ for BBC London in December 2021.