Six humorous and engaging books help young children understand and cope with difficult feelings.
Danny is a big help when his friends and his little sister feel scared for all kinds of reasons, from a loud thunderstorm to meeting a new dog to giving a talk in front of the class. Then, in his dark bedroom one spooky evening, it's his turn to feel afraid. Will he know how to be brave and face his own fear?
Recommended for Children ages 5-9 years old.
Hardcover, 32 pages.
Free Spirit Press.
Everyday Feelings Series:
Young children face many strong feelings, some of which can be difficult to handle. This series uses humor and compassion to show children how to help others-and themselves-feel better when dealing with challenging emotions. Lively art illustrates the stories with charm and energy. At the end of each book, a special section for adults presents ideas for helping children deal with feelings in healthy ways, as well as a list of recommended books for further reading. Also available is a freedownloadable leader's guide for this series with additional information, discussion questions, and activities.
Kay Barnham began working in children's publishing in 1992 as a nonfiction editor. Then she got the chance to write her own books, which she thinks is the best job ever. Altogether, she's written about a hundred books. She is married with a daughter and lives in England.
Mike Gordon is a popular and award-winning cartoonist. He has produced over 500 cards for Hallmark and over 300 picture books. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.