The Big Hug books grew out of letters sent to children and their families after their psychology sessions. Each book has its origins in a real need for a real child with a real problem and offers real strategies from a real psychologist. The heart-felt illustrations and simple words aim to simplify tricky situations and soothe strong emotions. The books aim to give children, and the people who care for them, a way to talk about problems.
Worries are Like Clouds compares worries to the weather, acknowledging that some days are wonderful, filled with golden sunlight that calls us outside to run and jump and play with fresh air on our faces. But some days are not so wonderful and can be a bit tough.
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Shona Innes is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist. Since the 1980s she have been helping children, teens, adults and other psychologists to deal with challenges that come their way.
This book will assist young reader to acknowledge the importance of personal hygiene. Most of us can be a little messy and there are times when we just can't be bothered to brush our teeth. Nothing gives us the giggles more than all the gross stuff our bodies can do. But what happens when it gets out of hand and is not funny anymore? This is the story of just that: when three little kids became the Three Little Grubs. Filled with engaging illustrations and packed with useful strategies,... More info
Helping Children Cope with Death Presented with beautiful illustrations this is just one way of helping children cope with the loss of a parent, sibling or friend. The book is ideal for use by parents, teachers and friends of the child who wish to be active but sensitively involved with the grief of the child. This book doesn’t pretend to have all the answers. It simply presents a way of helping children cope with death. To succeed, parents, relatives and friends need to have the courage to involve their... More info
Giraffes Can't Dance is a bestselling phenomenon with over 20 million copies sold worldwide. Gerald was a tall giraffe Whose neck was long and slim, But his knees were awfully bandy And his legs were rather thin Gerald would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance ...or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story has been a much-loved family favourite for over 15 years! *Resources* Colouring In Sheet Word Search More info