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  • Alex and the Scary Things: A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary

    Alex and the Scary Things: A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary

    by Melissa Moses

    Alex is an alligator who has experienced 'scary' things. In this charmingly illustrated story, he talks about how this affects him and how he copes. By reading about the different parts of Alex that come out because of the scary things he has experienced, such as The Destroyer when he is angry, Spacey when he dissociates, and Puddles when he is sad, children will learn to recognise when they experience these emotions themselves and find solutions for overcoming them. Alex talks about the different coping strategies he uses to...

  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    by Judith Viorst

    Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. And it got worse... His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV! This handsome new edition of Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.

  • All for Me and None for All

    All for Me and None for All

    by Helen Lester

    Greedy gruntly has a lot to learn about sharing. A book about sharing for one and all! Gruntly is a hog—a ball hog, a snack hog, a treasure hog! He doesn’t share his toys with his pals and, in fact, helps himself to theirs! And when Gruntly finds out about Saturday’s treasure hunt, he can’t wait for the first clue so that he may be the one to find the treasure and keep it . . . all for himself. From the delightful duo that created Tacky the...

  • Atchoo! The Complete Guide to Good Manners

    Atchoo! The Complete Guide to Good Manners

    by Mij Kelly & Mary McQuillan

    Following on from the successful Have you seen my Potty, Suzy Sue and her animal friends now star in this wonderfully witty book about manners. This is the story of Suzy Sue and the fateful day when she went 'ATCHOO!'. Suzy Sue sneezes but forgets to cover her mouth. The animals are astounded and decide it's time to teach her some manners.  

  • Beautiful Oops!

    Beautiful Oops!

    by Barney Saltzberg

    A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator. Barney Saltzberg, the effervescent spirit behind Good Egg, offers a one-of-a-kind interactive book that shows young readers...

  • Being Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-Esteem (Hard Cover)

    Being Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-Esteem (Hard Cover)

    by Wendy L Moss PhD

    This title speaks directly to the child or teenager about common issues such as recognizing confidence, being afraid of mistakes, comparing yourself to others, to help build their confidence and self-esteem. Uncluttered pages and use of clear headings, colourful diagrams and images makes it easy to read. If any child or teenager you are working with answers no to: Do you like being you? Do you have confidence in yourself? Do you believe that there are kids who can like you for who you are and want to hang out with you?...

  • Being the Best Me Series: Forgive and Let Go! A book about forgiveness

    Being the Best Me Series: Forgive and Let Go! A book about forgiveness

    by Cheri J. Meiners

    For young children, learning to forgive; when they’ve been let down or had their feelings hurt; can take time. Help children develop their forgiveness skills and learn how to accept an apology and move on without holding grudges. At the same time, encourage children to let go of disappointment and to accept when things don’t go the way they hope. Back matter includes advice for teaching forgiveness at home, at school, and in childcare. *Being the Best Me Series:* From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along®...

  • BRAVE

    BRAVE

    by Lynn Jenkins

    Have you ever needed to do something or even think about something and it made you nervous? Kids do all the time: Going to bed, weathering the storm, going to school, speaking in class, making a new friend and so on. Children are expected to just get on with it! What they need is to find their BRAVE! Something that is inside of them but they just can't find. The much-loved characters of Loppy and Curly are back to teach kids how to find their BRAVE. Brave gives children...

  • 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...

  • Bumblebee Bike

    Bumblebee Bike

    by Sandra Levins

    *Publish date*: April 2014 When David wants something, he wants it right away. So when David sees his friend Payton's Superman, he borrows it. Well, he sort of borrows it. He borrows it without asking. In fact, David has a secret treasure chest of things he's borrowed without asking. But when someone takes David's prize possession — his bumblebee bike — he realizes how borrowing without asking makes other people feel, and sets out to make things right. A Note to Parents and Caregivers by Mary Lamia, PhD, provides more...

  • 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...

  • Can I Tell You a Secret?

    Can I Tell You a Secret?

    by Anna Kang

    A charming interactive tale about being brave and sharing your worries Pssst! Monty the frog has a secret. Promise not to tell? He can't swim! And he's terrified of water! What is he going to do? Luckily, when he's persuaded to tell his parents, they are very understanding. In fact, his dad has a secret of his own... The simple text from Anna Kang and bold illustrations from the New Yorker cartoonist Christopher Weyant tell an original and funny story about sharing your worries and facing your fears.  

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