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In Her Element's deep-dive into Sophie's world offers a rare opportunity for young readers to see through the eyes of a main character with cerebral palsy. Written by Jamila Gavin, this groundbreaking story is awash with magic realism, beautifully rendered in watercolour by emerging illustrator Jacinta Read.


For readers age 10 and up.


In Her Element is part of the 10 Stories to Make a Difference collection: ten original illustrated stories for young readers, all inspired by the theme of Difference. The collection features a mix of well-known and emerging writers and illustrators, giving a platform to untold stories and diverse new voices. Proceeds from sales supports Pop Up's work in deprived schools, marginalised communities, and with talented aspiring and emerging writers and illustrators.

In Her Element | Jamila Gavin and Jacinta Read

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