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.
Dot is feeling a bit underappreciated. After all, Dot is only a dot, and what good is a dot? It looks like Dot could use a reminder of his important place in the world. How could a person see if he only had one dotted eye? And what would a Dalmatian be without all its spots? More importantly, how could children ask for sweet treats without the dot in a question mark? Dot is about to get a big lesson on just how important he is--because there's... More info
Publish date: October 2014 This is a book to fill in and share with your family. Write, draw and store your favourite memories of you and your family in this beautiful picture book. Store photographs, postcards and other special memorabilia in the pouch at the back of the book. Write down some favourite memories or shared experience. Draw pictures in the provided spaces to show just how special your family is. Features a gorgeous cloth spine, and a removable photo frame card and envelope with the delightful artwork of... More info
*Only 1 left at this price* *No refund on this item: Was: $17.99* *Reduced by 20% - now $14.40* With lovable characters and a strong rhyming meter, this is a fun story centred around the town of Perkin, whose high unemployment inspires the locals to become creatively resourceful. Each character takes inspiration from the success of their neighbours, to turn the town into a thriving metropolis. A positive, fun story of empowerment! *About the Author:* *Spider Lee* has been writing poetry and children’s stories for six years and also works as... More info