RUTLAND-Being different is better than okay-it's great, according to Rutland-based author Tiffany Lee Gervais. The author's book, "I'm Different-and I'm Happy," emphasizes aspects of day-to-day lives that may be different. Gervais introduces young readers to these differences in a creative way by illustrating animals with weird quirks and ways she is different herself.
According to Rose Mary Smith, certified counselor and life coach, Gervais' books stresses "the importance of diversity among all of God's creatures."
The author provides parents with a tool with which to teach children love and acceptance of themselves and others. The book is a great confidence builder for children in discovering their unique individuality in the world."
Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available at bookstores or can be ordered online.
Gervais previous book is titled "Alterations of Perceptions for the Better." The author has a degree in journalism and works as a freelance writer.