Now You Can See Me!
Now You Can See Me! Is the new version of “Can You See Me?” This revised edition includes the first part of the story of Christian and the Shark, as narrated in the author’s previous book, but continues where the first book left off. In this second and last installment, the Shark and Christian discover mutual affinities in their worlds’: they both don’t socialize much (the fish are afraid of the shark’s teeth) and they don’t know how to make friends, but discover that what is important in life is not that everyone sees you, but who actually sees you; for they both, whether others choose see them or not, do belong in their respective world.
In this art Possibilities first publication author Ron provides a window into the world of autism through the unlikely friendship of a shark and a young man. In her unique colloquial style, the author expands the first story and provides a comical and whimsical simile between the shark’s world and Christian’s leaving the reader with a meaningful message of hope, friendship and acceptance that will bring a smile and a nod of acknowledgement to all. Illustrated in captivating cartoon style by her son Christian Early, “Now You Can See Me!” is surely to become a beloved book not only in every child’s library, but in every adult’s as well. Read it and celebrate it for it shines a beacon of light and smiles to the often-misunderstood diagnosis of autism and provides a funny insight into society’s sometimes-senseless behavior.