This updated edition of the bestselling All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome provides an engaging, gentle introduction to autism.
All-new cats take a playful look at the world of autism, and these fun feline friends will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with typical autistic traits, bringing to life common characteristics such as sensory sensitivities, social issues and communication difficulties.
Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes all the joys and challenges of being on the autism spectrum, leaving the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality and the potential of autistic people.
Kathy Hoopmann is an Australian author with a background in primary school teaching. After many years of working with children with Asperger Syndrome, she has a wonderful insight into the mindset of Aspies. Her sensitivity to their strengths and weaknesses, and her ability to encapsulate these within her literature, has made her a household name within the Asperger community. She is the author of fifteen books for children and teenagers.
''Autism' is beautifully articulated and illustrated by our feline associates. This book captures our spirit, highlights our individuality, easily explains in an image, so many of our playful and meaningful behaviours, as well as showcases our strengths. It's a humorous account of a serious love affair!" - Wenn B. Lawson (PhD CPsychol)
A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawing—not when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator. Barney Saltzberg, the effervescent spirit behind Good Egg, offers a one-of-a-kind interactive book that shows young readers... More info
*No refund on this item - Was $18.95* *Reduced by 15% - Now $16.10* When Tiger comes to live with Halle, Halle must teach the new cat about bucket filling. Halle has her job cut out for her; she has to teach the new cat, Tiger, all about bucket filling. But Tiger keeps making mistakes: sleeping in Halle’s bed, jumping up on the counter and swiping something that doesn’t belong to him. With the help and understanding of the whole family, will Halle be able to teach Tiger about... More info
Dr Seuss wrote this text in 1973, inspired by the panoramic view of the ocean from his study. He stated in a letter that it “needed a great colour artist who would not dominated by me and who would bring a new pattern of thinking to my words”. After his death in 1991 his widow brought it to the attention of his editor who commissioned the remarkable paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. It was published posthumously in 1996 by Alfred A. Knopf. This rhyming story is... More info