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 explores this common chromosomal condition from a child’s perspective. Younger children may be confused and have many questions when they encounter kids who have Down Syndrome. Here, in this reassuring story, two children, one with Down syndrome and one without, learn that they are both good at different things and that by helping each other overcome their fears and difficulties they can accomplish a great deal together.
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In *A Magical Bedtime Story*, the Rainbow Pixie has been developed to help teach children how to relax and meditate and features in our children’s introductory relaxation and meditation range called Indigo Dreaming. Indigo teaches children to become aware of their body and to use deep breaths, visualisation and affirmations to consciously relax each body part. Most children will find it most comfortable and will find it most effective to stay on their back for the whole routine. In this book, Indigo turns from lying on his back to... More info
The sixth title in Alison Lester s bestselling Clive Eats Alligators series, featuring Ernie, who goes to Arnhem Land and writes to his friends about his experiences. When Ernie goes to live in an Aboriginal community in northern Australia, the people, climate, plants and animals are all new to him. Here are his letters to Clive, Nicky, Rosie, Frank, Tessa and Celeste, describing the life he discovers with his new friends in their wild and beautiful land. Alison Lester visited Arnhem Land in 1996 and 1997 as a guest of... More info
Cherry…Ruby…Chimes. How can such simple words mean so much? Phileas's Fortune is a sweet tale that reveals the power of words and of caring for others, of being honest and modest. What Phileas says is not nearly as important as how he says it. And in the end, when Phileas expresses himself with sincerity and heart, Phileas finds more fortune than money could ever buy. Suitable for children ages 4 - 8. *Review* “In a strange land in which factories churn out words and people must purchase and swallow any words... More info