Pub Date 15 Apr 2007
Suppose, just suppose, one hundred elephants come to tea and you discover you don't have any tea bags.
Uh, oh. What will you do with a herd of thirsty elephants?
Now that's a worry!
But you can get rid of that worry by offering the elephants lemonade instead.
Adultsthink of childhood as a carefree time, but the truth is that children worry, and worry a lot, especially in our highly pressurized era. This book addresses children's worries with humor and imagination, as hilarious scenarios teach kids the use of perspective and the art of creative problem-solving.
"Is a Worry Worrying You?...offers a lighthearted way for kids to confront, and then get past, their anxieties."- Teacher Magazine
"Mixingserious and silly examples, the authors define 'worries' and suggest some coping stategies. This doesn't stray all that far from everyday situations, and may provide some anxiety-ridden children with something to think about."- Kirkus Reviews
"Highly fun and thought-provoking, this worry-less book is a must for today's overstressed kids."- Copley News Service
"Whetherthe worries are big or small, real or silly, the central message of this book shines through: that things seem less worrisome when put into perspective, and a little creative thinking can solve most problems. TheWorry figure, lurking somewhere in every illustration, brings an element of humor that will entertain kids while providing them with lessons of coping that will last a lifetime."- Patty Aubrye, President, Chicken Soup for the Soul