Once upon a time there was a Princess. She had everything a little girl could ever want, and she was happy. That is, until the fog came...
The Princess and the Fog is picture book to help sufferers of depression aged 5 -7 cope with their difficult feelings. It uses vibrant illustrations, a sense of humour and metaphor to create a relatable, enjoyable story that describes the symptoms of childhood depression while also providing hope that things can get better with a little help and support. The story is also a great starting point for explaining depression to all children, especially those who may have a parent or close family member with depression.
With an essential guide for parents and carers by clinical paediatric psychologists, Dr Melinda Edwards MBE and Linda Bayliss, this book will be of immeasurable value to anyone supporting a child with, or affected by, depression, including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, arts therapists, pastoral care workers and school staff, as well as parents and carers.
With a contribution by Melinda Edwards MBE and Dr Linda Bayliss, illustrated by Lloyd Jones.
Lloyd Jones has learned to live with his fog, rather than suffer from it. He has a first class honours degree in Illustration from the University of Portsmouth, an MA in Sequential Design and Illustration from the University of Brighton and he is currently working on a PGCE FE from the University of Southampton.
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