All children worry sometimes, and they often need help learning how to deal with anxiety. In this encouraging picture book, readers learn ways to help themselves when they feel anxious, nervous, or fearful. Strategies for how to calm down and cope with worries are clearly explained, from breathing exercises and playing with friends to seeking help from an adult.
Accompanying the text are gentle illustrations featuring diverse children in a variety of situations. Readers will enjoy seeing kids their own age working to overcome challenges and deal with nervousness, worry, and other difficult feelings in healthy ways.
At the back of the book, kids will find a special section with additional ideas and activities they can use to deal with worrying thoughts. Also included at the end of the book is a note to caregivers with advice on helping children understand and use the tools and methods from the book.
Kids Can Cope Series
These inviting picture books offer kids a wide range of practical strategies they can use to cope with difficult feelings and situations, such as anger, worry, teasing, and jealousy. With gentle humor, charming illustrations, and kid-friendly advice-plus additional information for children and adults at the back of each book-the Kids Can Cope series gives kids the tools they need to face challenges.
About the Author:
Gill Hasson is a career coach with over twenty years of experience in the area of personal development. She is also a freelance tutor, teacher, and writer in the field of mental health. She lives in Brighton, England.
About the Illustrator:
Sarah Jennings is a children's book illustrator who discovered a love of drawing at a very young age and has been scribbling in a sketchbook ever since! Sarah works from her home studio in London, England, in the company of her three-legged cat, Calvin.