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  • Alex and the Scary Things: A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary

    Alex and the Scary Things: A Story to Help Children Who Have Experienced Something Scary

    by Melissa Moses

    Alex is an alligator who has experienced 'scary' things. In this charmingly illustrated story, he talks about how this affects him and how he copes. By reading about the different parts of Alex that come out because of the scary things he has experienced, such as The Destroyer when he is angry, Spacey when he dissociates, and Puddles when he is sad, children will learn to recognise when they experience these emotions themselves and find solutions for overcoming them. Alex talks about the different coping strategies he uses to...

  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    by Judith Viorst

    Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. And it got worse... His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV! This handsome new edition of Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.

  • All for Me and None for All

    All for Me and None for All

    by Helen Lester

    Greedy gruntly has a lot to learn about sharing. A book about sharing for one and all! Gruntly is a hog—a ball hog, a snack hog, a treasure hog! He doesn’t share his toys with his pals and, in fact, helps himself to theirs! And when Gruntly finds out about Saturday’s treasure hunt, he can’t wait for the first clue so that he may be the one to find the treasure and keep it . . . all for himself. From the delightful duo that created Tacky the...

  • Atchoo! The Complete Guide to Good Manners

    Atchoo! The Complete Guide to Good Manners

    by Mij Kelly & Mary McQuillan

    Following on from the successful Have you seen my Potty, Suzy Sue and her animal friends now star in this wonderfully witty book about manners. This is the story of Suzy Sue and the fateful day when she went 'ATCHOO!'. Suzy Sue sneezes but forgets to cover her mouth. The animals are astounded and decide it's time to teach her some manners.  

  • Be Brave

    Be Brave

    by Karen Rochester

    This book is very unique and should be in the hands of every child, every parent, every teacher, every carer and every school counsellor, as well as children’s mentors, therapists, psychologists and medical professionals. While the book is primarily for children from mid primary school age (about 8 years old) up to late high school age (about 16 years old), the message is for everyone. It is a book about hope, learning to trust and understanding. A book that encourages the reader to “tell someone” if they have been...

  • Beautiful Oops!

    Beautiful Oops!

    by Barney Saltzberg

    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...

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