As one of the most popular animated characters of all time, Betty Boop is beloved by women of all ages around the world in part because of her adorable appearance, her friendly accessibility, and her signature phrase, “Boop-Oop-a-Doop.” But she also is adored because of her enchanting wit, humor, inspiring messages, and ahead-of-her-time wisdom.
After all, there’s a little bit of Betty in each of us. When you watch her classic cartoons, scroll her social media feeds, or just read about the powerful ways she’s influenced society and pop culture over the decades, there’s something about Betty we can all relate to. Ambitious, vibrant, and confident, she seeks to make a positive change in the world around her. She’s sassy, classy, and full of moxie. She’s stylish and flirty. A no-nonsense girl, she’s proud of who she is and won’t apologize for it. She’s been through some tough times and come out stronger. And, she’s definitely a girl we’d all like to hang out with—an experience we’ve tried to create for you in this book!
Pulled directly from the classic Betty Boop cartoons specifically for this book, we’ll be covering the topics of Independence, Love, Kindness, Style, Positivity, Courage, Confidence, Humor, Health, and Respect. In each chapter you’ll find gems of wisdom, super helpful advice, and amusing and engaging stories from Betty’s life that everyone can relate to. You’ll also find a wonderful blend of important messages, problem-solving tips, humorous anecdotes, fascinating scientific studies, and practical information for making every day your best. You’ll learn how to handle difficult situations, boost your brain power, improve your health, bolster your relationships, minimize your weaknesses, and maximize your strengths. And you’ll do it all with a little help from Betty!
Finally, of course, we’ve filled these pages with adorable images of Betty—both old and new—to showcase her journey, illustrate her timeless lessons, and demonstrate her innate ability to evolve with and adjust to the ever-changing world around her. After all, what would a book inspired by our favorite sass symbol be without a ton of fabulous animated photos?
Our goal is that you’ll not only enjoy reading this book, but that you’ll be able to use the helpful tips and advice inspired by this beloved character to bring more joy, boldness, and balance into your life and the lives of those you love. We all deserve to live our very best lives, and it’s definitely helpful to have a little inspiration and support along the way—especially when it can be this much fun!