Whether you're a parent of a little one finding out about their body and emotions for the first time, a teacher of Relationship and Sex Education, or anyone else interested in the topics of growing up, mental health and life skills, these books are friendly and inspiring guides.
Why don't I feel happy all the time? How can I cheer up my friend? These entertaining and approachable books answer questions like these and help young children recognise and manage their emotions and growing up.
We talk about our physical health – but not so much about how we’re feeling, or what we’re thinking and worrying about. That’s why we’ve published The Unworry Book and Looking After Your Mental Health, to help children learn more about their emotions and what can influence them.
This inspiring write-in book is an unworry toolkit, full of things to calm you down and places to put your worries - and we all worry! Activities include creating a worry box, making a mood grid and mindfulness activities such as colouring, doodling and mazes. Written with the help of a psychologist, there are links to websites for tips, advice and support too.
We talk about our physical health - but not so much about how we’re feeling. With lots of practical advice, this lively, accessible guide explains why we have emotions, and what can influence them. Covering everything from friendships, social media and bullying to divorce, depression and eating disorders, this is an essential book for young people.
The world can be a confusing place for children about to enter their teenage years, as they become more independent and hit puberty. These books help take the mystery out of adult topics such as money and politics and equip young people with essential life skills.
This entertaining book does an admirable job of explaining politics... An excellent trigger for debate. The Sunday Times (Children's Book of the Week) on Politics for Beginners
These brilliant books help give an insight into mental health issues – including titles by Holly Bourne, best known for her authentic characters and revolutionary attitude to mental health and feminism.
Funny and sad, this book urges girls to know their own worth. The Guardian review of The Places I've Cried in Public