It happened when I was little, always when we were alone…but, sometimes he did things that worried me and made me feel strange on the inside…I thought games were supposed to be FUN.
This is a gentle book that encourages children to tell someone about any confusing feelings that they might be experiencing, as a way of HEALING.
A book about a child who has an adult friend who makes her feel special. Sometimes a bit too special. His touching makes her frightened and confused. It is only when she has the courage to tell someone that her heart begins to heal. This beautifully illustrated book encourages and empower children to speak up if someone is touching them in a way that makes them uncomfortable. Based on personal experience, Hunter’s book is an important resource for anyone who has children in their care, including parents, teachers, counsellors, libraries and schools.
Hardback (Picture book) Everybody has a Want Monster that sometimes makes us WANT just a little too much! A little too much ice cream A little too much time playing video games A little too much attention If your Want Monster is getting too big, here’s some good advice for you! *Review*: "Manchego’s The Want Monsters is a neat little picture book designed to help teach kids how to manage their wants that threaten to go out of hand. Our narrator is a young boy that has a... More info
The sensitively written Let’s Talk About It! Books encourage preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings, deal with problems that trouble them, and understand others who have problems of their own. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might encounter in the course of growing up. All books in this series have appealing colour illustrations on every page, and are available in both English and Spanish language editions. A short section at the back of each book offers related advice to parents. My Friend Has Down Syndrome... More info
A touching illustrated story about dying. In this story for children who may not survive their illness or who are facing the death of a loved one, Amanda the squirrel and Little Tree return. Once again, Amanda calls upon the Tree Wizards of the forest. This time it is to help Gentle Willow, who is suffering from a mysterious ailment, but the Tree Wizards are unable to help. Amanda's struggles with loss, confusion, anger, and finally, hope, mirror the emotions that all of us feel when facing death-our... More info