What the Road Said

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A comforting and uplifting picture book from bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade.

I said to the road,
where do you lead?

The Road said,
Be a leader and find out.

Bestselling author Cleo Wade's gorgeous picture book debut celebrates the journey we are all on, and the questions we ask along the way. With gentle reminders that it's okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path, and accompanied by beautiful art from illustrator Lucie de Moyencourt, What the Road Said encourages children (and adults) to lead with kindness and remember that the most important thing we can do in life is to keep going.

Cleo Wade is the author of the bestselling book, Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life as well as Where To Begin. She has been named one of America’s 50 Most Influential Women by Marie Claire, 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company, and “The Millennial Oprah” by New York magazin



Lucie de Moyencourt was born in Paris and grew up in South Africa, where she works as an architect, set designer, illustrator, and painter. This is her first book.

“Author and poet Cleo Wade will make your day with her inspiring and uplifting outlook on life." —People

“[Cleo Wade] helps others find their power — and use it. Her words are meant as a balm and a spark; they are intended to soothe your sore spots and to motivate you to soothe the sore spots of others.” —Bustle

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