A full-colour, kid-friendly guide to understanding stress and anxiety and managing them in healthy and productive ways.
Kids and parents know that taking care of our mental health and managing stress and anxiety are critical skills for people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Filled with practical advice and strategies, So Long, Stress! helps readers understand what stress is and gives them the tools they need to face situations that cause anxiety — all in an approachable and down-to-earth tone.
About the Author and the Illustrator:
Helaine Becker has written over 80 books of fiction and non-fiction for children, among them the bestselling A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequel, Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, plus three bestsellers about stress for kids — Don’t Stress: How to Handle Life’s Little Problems, Stress Less: Tips and Tools to Help You Chill and You Got This: 100 Tips for Being Your Stress-Free Best. Her books have won the Silver Birch Award and the CBA Libris Award and have been shortlisted for the Red Cedar, the Hackmatack and the Rocky Mountain awards. Helaine lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her family. Visit her at www.helainebecker.com.
Joanna Sevilla is a Filipino-Canadian Illustrator inspired by memories, navigating big emotions, relationships and nature. Through her illustration, she hopes to contribute to positive change within her community. She understands the importance of visibility and accessibility in storytelling and that representation in our narratives is necessary to create a sense of belonging in young readers. When she isn't drawing, she enjoys visiting local galleries, quilting, hiking, and indulging in YA fantasy and graphic novels.