Illustrations by Robin Rosenthal

Co-Authored by Professor of Philosophy Duane Armitage and award winning children’s author Maureen McQuerry, BIG IDEAS FOR LITTLE PHILOSOPHERS is a whimsical and boldly illustrated four title board book series for babies and toddlers that asks deep questions in a wonderfully accessible way to inspire conversations about human dynamics between people of all ages. 

Happiness with Aristotle prompts discussion about what makes humans happy and what it means to be a good friend to others and ourselves.

In Truth with Socrates, readers ponder the importance of honesty and how asking questions is a wonderful way to learn.

Imagination with René Descartes explores his idea that the imagination gives people their unique identity and creates opportunities to empathize with others.

Equality with Simone de Beauvoir introduces the concept of equality, insisting that everyone should have the right to be themselves, listen to who they are on the inside, and respect others.

Check out the online Book Launch event hosted by Liberty Bay Books on Tuesday, July 14th

Duane Armitage is a professor of philosophy and Maureen McQuerry is an award winning children’s author. Represented by Sandra Bishop.



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