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.
I want you to build me a wall with only perfect stones, the big architect said. All the stones tried to put their best faces forward. They hid their ugly bits. They tried to climb to the top of the pile. But there was one stone that didn't seem to fit...anywhere! He was the Wrong Stone and all the other stones were laughing at him. This 32-page picture book has exquisite, full-colour illustrations throughout. Enjoy the jokes, pranks and celebration of difference in this heart-warming story for kids... More info
Celeste thinks she is the happiest dog in the world. But when she notices something different about her human, Rupert, she wonders if things will ever be the same again. Charmingly illustrated, this heart-warming story for children aged 3+ reflects some of the feelings and experiences that a child whose parent or carer has depression may face. When it comes to periods of low mood in a parent or carer, children can often feel that they are to blame, or even that the parent doesn't love them anymore. The... More info
*Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $19.95* *Reduced by 20% - now $15.95* This is a book for kids about how to manage money and how to manage without it. Julie Davey, author of A is for Attitude, now turns her attention to the place that wealth plays in a healthy life. 'A rich life,' she says, 'is about enjoying what you have and focussing on what is important to you.' Funky illustrations and simple text make this an accessible and excellent resource. Suits... More info