Books that can help children cope with trauma
International evidence is clear that using picture books in primary schools post-disaster is an important and useful pedagogical tool. The picture books we have selected provide opportunities to discuss significant issues from living in lockdown and what the return to school means, to the fears and worries children might now have about the future.
The perfect tool for coping with all kinds of separation anxiety, loss, and grief.
From an award-winning designer comes an original fable about need and loss.
Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but soon something inside him started to bother him.
This beautiful picture book takes children on a journey through emotions associated with anxiety and shows simple yet effective ways to help manage them.
Young children will identify with the little mouse who uses the pages of this book to document his fears – from loud noises and the dark, to being sucked down the plughole - EEEEK!
Sometimes it’s hard to be brave. Sometimes you get that feeling. Sometimes you’re just not ready … until, one day, you are.
Wherever Jenny goes, her worries follow her - in a big blue bag. They are with her all the time - at school, at home, when she is watching TV and even in the bathroom! Jenny decides they have to go, but who will help her get rid of them?