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  • A BIG HUG BOOK: Anger is like armour

    A BIG HUG BOOK: Anger is like armour

    by Shona Innes

    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. The Big Hug books acknowledge that some moments in life are...

  • A BIG HUG BOOK: Worries are like clouds

    A BIG HUG BOOK: Worries are like clouds

    by Shona Innes

    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...

  • A Book of Feelings

    A Book of Feelings

    by Amanda McCardie

    A Book Of Feelings: A warm, gentle book for young children who sometimes struggle to express what they're feeling. A Book of Feelings stars a brother and sister, Sam and Kate, and their dog, Fuzzy Bean. Sam and Kate know what makes them happy: cuddling Mum, reading a story with Dad, swimming, running and dancing... lots of things. But they don't feel happy all the time (nor does Fuzzy Bean), and in the course of the book we see them feeling grumpy, embarrassed, shy, nervous, frightened, sad and...

  • A Terrible Thing Happened - A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma

    A Terrible Thing Happened - A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma

    by Margaret M Holmes

    Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but soon something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous for no reason. Sometimes his stomach hurt. He had bad dreams. And he started to feel angry and do mean things, which got him in trouble. Then he met Ms. Maple, who helped him talk about the terrible thing that he had tried to forget. Now Sherman is feeling much better. This gently told and tenderly illustrated story is for...

  • Anh's Anger

    Anh's Anger

    by Gail Silver

    This wonderful and engaging story gives children and caregivers a concrete practice for dealing with anger and other difficult emotions. In Anh’s Anger, five-year-old Anh becomes enraged when his grandfather asks him to stop playing and come to the dinner table. The grandfather helps Anh fully experience all stages of anger by suggesting that he go to his room and, “sit with his anger.” The story unfolds when Anh discovers what it means to sit with his anger. He comes to know his anger in the first person...

  • Art Therapy Cards for Children: Creative Prompts to Explore Feelings, Self-Esteem, Relationships and More

    Art Therapy Cards for Children: Creative Prompts to Explore Feelings, Self-Esteem, Relationships and More

    by Elitsa Velikova

    These 22 colorful cards provide creative ideas for art therapy with children aged 4-11. Each card gives a different prompt - from "draw yourself as a superhero" to "paint freely with your fingers" - and is brightly illustrated to help stimulate the child's imagination. Applicable for a wide range of group and individual therapeutic settings, the activities are grouped into four themes: feelings relationships the body imagination They can help children to express themselves, gain confidence, understand and transform their behavior and emotions, and connect with their bodies....

  • Brave as Can Be: A Book of Courage

    Brave as Can Be: A Book of Courage

    by Jo Witek

    The life of a toddler can be full of frightening things: the dark, the neighbour’s dog and thunderstorms, just to name a few. As children get older, they begin to feel braver around these everyday events but how do they build this newfound confidence? In this lyrical, insightful picture book, an older sister explains to her younger sister all the things she used to be afraid of, along with some tricks to help, whether it’s a special blanket for bedtime or singing during a storm. Now, big sister...

  • Cake & I Scream!: …being bossy isn’t sweet

    Cake & I Scream!: …being bossy isn’t sweet

    by Michael Genhart

    Cake's best friend Ice Cream is really cool. He can lick everyone at dodgeball. Together, Cake and Ice Cream love having fun and going to parties! But when Ice Cream wants something, he wants it right now. And if he doesn't get his way, he has a meltdown. His bossy behaviour starts to give everyone a brain freeze. Eventually Ice Cream has an important realization…and becomes his sweet, soft self again! Includes a Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Educators with more information about bossy behaviour, and strategies to help. *Author Bio:* *Michael...

  • Cyril Squirrel Finds Out About Love. Helping Children to Understand Caring Relationships After Trauma

    Cyril Squirrel Finds Out About Love. Helping Children to Understand Caring Relationships After Trauma

    by Jane Evans

    Cyril Squirrel asks lots of questions, but there’s one thing that really puzzles Cyril...  "What is love? Can I find it? Keep it? Do I need it?"  With a notebook and a map, Cyril embarks on a quest to find out about love.  "Gone away to find out what love is. Back soon."  Helping children to learn about the ways that love can look, sound or feel, this heart-warming picture book shows some of the many different forms love, friendship and kindness take. Suitable for all children aged 2-6, especially...

  • Disappointment Dragon: Learning to Cope With Disappointment (For All Children and Dragon Tamers, Including Those with Asperger Syndrome)

    Disappointment Dragon: Learning to Cope With Disappointment (For All Children and Dragon Tamers, Including Those with Asperger Syndrome)

    by K I Al-Ghani

    When things don't go our way, the Disappointment Dragon can come to visit and take us down to his home in the Valley of Despair... The Disappointment Dragon sometimes comes to see us all and, if we let him, he can make us feel sad or angry. He visits Bobby when he is not picked for the school football team, he also finds Lucinda when she has to miss an exciting school trip because she has the Chicken Pox. He even tries to take the whole of Class...

  • Don't Think About Purple Elephants

    Don't Think About Purple Elephants

    by Susan Whelan

    Sometimes Sophie worries — not during the day when she is busy with family and friends, but at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make her worries worse. Until her mother thinks of a new approach … that might just involve an elephant or two! But wait, don’t think about purple elephants, whatever you do! Whimsical and humorous, this little girl’s story of finding a way to ease her worry resonates with children and parents everywhere. Don’t Think...

  • Dr. Seuss: My Many Colored Days

    Dr. Seuss: My Many Colored Days

    by Dr Seuss

    Dr Seuss wrote this text in 1973, inspired by the panoramic view of the ocean from his study. He stated in a letter that it “needed a great colour artist who would not dominated by me and who would bring a new pattern of thinking to my words”. After his death in 1991 his widow brought it to the attention of his editor who commissioned the remarkable paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. It was published posthumously in 1996 by Alfred A. Knopf. This rhyming story is...

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