Author(s): Sarah Jennings (Illustrator); Gill Hasson
Bullying and burglars. Being laughed at and being left alone. Accidents, illness, family break-up and moving home. Tests at school, changing school. And monsters under the bed.
This book helps children learn how to deal with real and imagined worries. It explains what worry is and where it comes from. It explains how and why worries make people think and feel the way they do.
Put Your Worries Away understands what is in a worrier's head and body. It suggests ways in which a child can learn to overcome anxiety. With this book, children can learn solutions that really work so that they feel more in control, able to engage with their lives and keep their worries in perspective.
Each book in the 'Kids Can Cope' series is backed up with practical activities for the child to complete and discuss, consolidating and personalising learning, plus extra notes for parents or teachers.
Supports PSHE teaching in the National Curriculum, and encourages both self development and empathy for others, while fostering resilience and giving advice on how to seek help.