Child in Time recommends…


Books and Resources for Primary age children:

  • The Huge Bag of Worries by Virginia Ironside
  • Ruby the Rubbish Bin/ The Frog who longed for the Moon to Smile/A Nifflenoo called Nevermind by Margot Sunderland and other books by MS – they can also be bought with therapy workbooks
  • Mog’s bad thing/Mog moving house by Judith Kerr
  • The Selfish Crocodile by Faustian Charles and Michael Terry
  • Where on Earth is the Moon? By Ruth Martin and Olivier Latyk
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • The Sad Book by Michael Rosen
  • The world belongs to you by Ricardo Bozzi and Olympia Zxagnolli
  • Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus and Jose Ergo
  • Cuthbert’s Babies by Pamela Allen
  • I miss you by Pat Thomas
  • Can’t you sleep little Bear?  by Martin Waddel
  • Just you and Me by Sam Mc Bratney
  • Angry Arthur by Hiwyn Oram
  • I don’t want to go by Tony Ross
  • Molly and the Night Monster by Christopher Wormell
  • Papa please get the moon for me by Eric Carle
  • Mummy never told me by Babette Cole
  • The Invisible String by Patrice Karst

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Reading/Reference for adults working therapeutically with children:

  • Helping teenagers with Anger and Low Self-esteem by Margot Sunderland
  • Healing the hurt Within by Jan Sutton
  • Starving the Anxiety Gremlin by Kate Collins-Donnelly
  • Counselling Children by Geldard & Geldard
  • Attachment in the Classroom by Heather Geddes
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine
  • Books to help children cope with Loss