Picture Book of the Year, NZCYA Awards 2018
• Storylines Notable Book 2018
A rhyming story about a small creature with hidden strengths, who loves to drift and dream.
“(t)his is a sweet and captivating bed-time story. The language is rich and evocative of the deep blue sea, and the illustrations are absolutely stunning.(…) I Am Jellyfish has a beautiful rhyme and rhythm that begs you to read it aloud. Not only does it sound great read aloud, it has a gorgeous storyline where Jellyfish learns of her own ability.”NZ Booklovers, 15 February 2018
“Sterling rhyming, immersive illustrations, action, compassion, and a glow-in-the-dark cover to encourage littlies to turn off the light at a bedtime.”North & South magazine, December 2018
“(…) the storyline is similarly delightful.(…)The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous.”Booksellers NZ, Jan 31 2018
“The rhyme scheme works beautifully and the overall message of being who you are is a lovely one.”Create Hope Inspire, Feb 13 2018
“Ruth Paul’s new picture book I Am Jellyfish is absolutely gorgeous inside and out!”Zac McCallum, @zackids Twitter, Feb 10 2108