Susan Whelan is a writer, editor, mother, and passionate advocate for children's literacy. She's also the Managing Editor of highly respected children's literature website Kids' Book Review. Gwynneth Jones drew all through her maths book at school, so left to study art at TAFE and then majored in Plant and Wildlife Illustration at the University of Newcastle. Since then, Gwynneth has been imagining and drawing madly, exhibiting and holding market stalls, and creating a picture book. As well as full-time art making, Gwynneth is also studying to be an art therapist.
"This is an enjoyable picture book to read together for children up
to 8 or 9 years old, regardless of whether or not the child worries
- but it would be a particularly good book to read with a child who
is suffering from anxiety, it might just do the trick." -- Rachel
Moore * Book Reviews *
This is a bit of a special book, which is perfect for kids who are perhaps a little sensitive. Don't Think about Purple Elephants focuses on a little girl called Sophie who is prone to worrying. She is fine in the day, when around her family and friends. But at night her thoughts come alive. That is until her mother comes up with a solution - try not to think about purple elephants. A novel way to ease worry. * 6 timeless books you need to read with your kids right now. *