Phoebe wonders why her mummies aren't married. When she is told that they'd like to, but You-Know-Who won't come to the party, Phoebe is undeterred. With her trusty sidekick, Biscuit the cat, she plans a big surprise wedding for her mummies. Soon, the whole town is in on it and they are all coming along. But what about You-Know-Who? Will they ruin the surprise or make the day?
This title speaks directly to the child or teenager about common issues such as recognizing confidence, being afraid of mistakes, comparing yourself to others, to help build their confidence and self-esteem. Uncluttered pages and use of clear headings, colourful diagrams and images makes it easy to read. If any child or teenager you are working with answers no to: Do you like being you? Do you have confidence in yourself? Do you believe that there are kids who can like you for who you are and want to hang out with you?... More info
Helping children with cancer cope with their illness, this illustrated book approaches their emotions from diagnosis through treatment in a way that they can easily understand and can help describe what they are feeling. In the story, a young girl uses colour to express her full range of emotions as she undergoes cancer treatment. Some days she's sad, some days she's happy, and other days she's scared or angry. The girl comes to realise that these ups and downs are perfectly normal for her situation. The book assures children... More info
Somebody Cares explores the feelings and thoughts many kids have when they've had to look out for themselves or be alone much of the time. A useful book to read with a caring adult - such as a parent, foster parent, kinship parent, or therapist - Somebody Cares reassures children who have experienced neglect that they are not to blame for what happened in their family, and that they can feel good about themselves for many reasons. It takes time for kids to get used to changes in... More info