The Little Big Things: The Inspirational Memoir of the Year (Hardcover)
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
'Henry Fraser is one of the most remarkable people I've ever met' J.K. Rowling
'What a story of transformation, inner power and inspiration' Jonny Wilkinson
The memoir of the year by Henry Fraser, motivational speaker and mouth artist with a foreword by J.K. Rowling.
Being challenged in life is inevitable, but being defeated is optional...
Henry Fraser was 17 years old when a tragic accident severely crushed his spinal cord. Paralysed from the shoulders down, he has conquered unimaginable difficulty to embrace life and a new way of living. Through challenging adversity, he has found the opportunity to grow and inspire others.
This book combines his wisdom and insight into finding the gifts in life's challenges, and will resonate with anyone facing an obstacle, no matter how big or small. It includes Henry's thoughts on how to look at the right things and avoid the wrong, finding progress in whatever you do, and acknowledging and accepting the darkness when it comes. Right at the heart of Henry's inspiring philosophy is his belief that every day is a good day.
About the Author
Henry Fraser is a British artist and motivational speaker. Henry was 17 years old when a tragic accident severely crushed his spinal cord. Paralysed from the shoulders down, he has conquered unimaginable difficulty to embrace the life in his new way of living.
Using a specially developed stylus and easel Henry has become an accomplished mouth-painter. His first solo exhibition, Hand-to-Mouth, took place in July 2016. He has produced images for The Times coverage of the 2015 Rugby World Cup and earned a strong A-list fan base from J.K. Rowling to the England Rugby and England Cricket teams.
Henry's 'Pushing Myself' talk inspires a number of high profile businesses and sports teams, including the Saracens and the England 7's. His talk encourages others to step outside of their comfort zones to find the gifts in life's challenges. Henry perfectly embodies his personal mantra of taking a 'relentlessly positive approach to life' and passionately motivates others to do the same.
He was named as the Powerlist's 7th most influential person living with a disability in Britain 2017.
This young man has an incredible story to tell that impressed me, moved me and has stayed with me. Everyone should read his book - it's just amazing.—Jonathan Ross
A young man who understands more about life than many of us.—Donald McRae, GUARDIAN
Henry Fraser's positive outlook, perseverance and passion for life are nothing short of extraordinary. Much can be learnt from this remarkable man.—Laura Milne, DAILY EXPRESS
Fraser's incredibly courageous story will speak to anyone, but it will provide a message of hope for anyone facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles.—Caroline Sanderson, THE BOOKSELLER
An extraordinary work from an extraordinary individual, The Little Big Things is a unique and inspirational book, a defiant celebration of how to live well in the face of adversity.—Martha Greengrass, WATERSTONES BLOG
This terrific book is recommended to all.—Alan Pearey, RUGBY WORLD
A story of survival and courage, and success against the odds... a highly recommended read.—Jessica Gulliver, THE DULWICH DIVERTER
This is a memoir that will make you grateful as well as thoughtful.—Rebecca Armstrong, i PAPER Books of the Year 2017
He is one of the most amazing human beings - and I challenge anyone to not be touched by his account.—Hollie Grant @pilatespt, PSYCHOLOGIES
Inspiring! Would highly recommend to anyone who thinks they're hard done by.—Alan Shearer
A constant inspiration.—Susanna Reid
What a story of transformation, inner power and inspiration.—Jonny Wilkinson
'You are an inspiration and your positivity is humbling'—Brian Moore