The perennial and well-loved classic picture book story about parents too preoccupied to notice their own child. Without doubt, all parents are sometimes (or often) guilty of ignoring the requests of their children for attention because the parents are trying to accomplish some (to them) important task.
'Not Now, Bernard' illustrates the folly of this policy and the disastrous consequences for both Bernard's existence and for a moster's self-respect.
Written and illustrated by a young girl who was sexually molested by a family member, this book reaches out to other children in a way that no adult can. Jessie's words carry the message, "It's o.k. to tell; help can come when you tell." This book is an excellent tool for therapists, counselors, child protection workers, teachers, and parents dealing with children affected by sexual abuse. Jessie's story adds a sense of hope for what should be, and the knowledge that the child protection system can work for children. Simple,... More info
Integrity is an important trait for children to develop: especially as they grow, learn, and have more opportunities to make choices for themselves. With this encouraging book, support children in knowing right from wrong, making positive decisions, keeping promises, and staying true to themselves. Back matter includes advice for teaching integrity at home, at school, and in childcare. *Being the Best Me Series:* From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books come the first two books in this one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each book focuses on specific attitude or... More info
Two wild ducks become refugees when their swap is drained. Their journey in search of a new place to live exposes them to danger, rejection and violence before they are given a new home. Award-winning artist David Miller tells their story with brightly coloured three-dimensional paper sculptures. Refugees was shortlisted for the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award Softcover Full colour 32 pages More info