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 tricky and encourage acceptance, problem solving and help-seeking as needed.
Cakes are made from many different ingredients to create something unique, delicious and amazing. A family is a lot like a cake. Families come in all shapes and sizes. They are the people who help us feel that we belong. Families give us help, support and love... even when we are apart from them. When we are with our family, we feel like we are home.
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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.
Inspired by Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh Nobody knew what a flower could do is a children's book about a young man who goes in search of a rare flower that had only ever existed in his dreams.......until now. This is a simple story that gives the reader a little glimpse into the world of mindfulness, it concludes with a subtle message of choosing to look at the positive side of a situation. A portion of the proceeds from each book will go towards ProjectMax (an innovative... More info
In My Heart explores emotions--happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness and more. Unlike other feelings books that tend to oversimplify, In My Heart lyrically explains what an emotion feels like, physically, inside. *For example:* "When I get really angry, my heart feels like it's going to explode! Don't come near me! My heart is yelling, hot and loud. This is when my heart is mad." “Sometimes my heart feels like a big yellow star, shiny and bright. I smile from ear to ear and twirl around so fast, I feel as if... More info
Publish date: May 2014 This is a book about me and my pet. My pet is an important part of my family – here are all the reasons why! Use the photo frame provided to display your favourite photo of you and your special pet. Record all your pet’s antics in this beautifully illustrated record book. From your pets favourite food, to your favourite games to play together, this book is a unique record of you and your furry or feathered friend. *Author Bio:* *Jedda Robaard *is a Melbourne-based illustrator... More info