A bestseller and the perfect springboard for talking over a child's hidden worries.
Virginia Ironside is best known as one of Britain's leading agony aunts. She started on WOMAN magazine before moving to THE SUNDAY MIRROR and TODAY newspapers. She now writes a weekly column for THE INDEPENDENT. She also appears regularly on radio and televison on such programmes as Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour' and 'Richard and Judy'. Her many books includ self-help titles on subjects such as bereavement, as well as the children's spooky adventure series BURLAP HALL.
A compelling picture book.--Write Away
This is an excellent resource for those working with anxious children. The children love the story and the beautifully bright illustrations are sure to engage even the most reticent child.--Amazon reviewer
The book prompted a lovely discussion and was a great way for [my son] to articulate his emotions. Fantastic book - road tested and heartedly recommended!--The Fostering Network
Interesting, funny, brilliant and fantastic.--Books for Keeps
A good starting point to encourage children to discuss their anxieties and fears. It may also help children to realise that many children suffer with anxiety.--Little Parachutes