Subtitle A First Guide to Taking Care of Yourself

Nancy Shapiro
Price £10.99
Description Description Discover simple ways children can look after themselves, from naming feelings and moving their body, to building boundaries and caring for their friends!

Learning to look after yourself is an important part of growing up, and it can also be fun! By being mindful of their mental, physical and social wellbeing, children can be more confident in navigating tricky situations and new experiences. Whether it is taking care of their senses, learning about respect or unwinding when they feel overwhelmed, this book is packed full of helpful ideas and tips for little ones and their grown-ups.
Written by clinical psychologist and author, Nancy Shapiro, who believes that teaching children how to care for themselves can help them in later life, this book’s impactful information is balanced out by cute and bright illustrations from Vânia Sacramento.

This book will teach little ones about:

  • Sleep
  • Caring for their senses
  • Nutritious food
  • Being active
  • Learning new skills
  • What to do when something doesn’t feel right
  • Checking in with their body
  • Friendships
  • Boundaries
  • Time alone and time with others
  • Asking for help
  • Knowing their opinion and how to say ‘no’
  • Expecting respect
  • Naming their feelings
  • Communication
  • Caring for other people
  • Unwinding

Wonderful Me is a fantastic first introduction for kids to key topics and skills that will help them to care for themselves as they grow and navigate the world they live in. With a sunny and cheerful colour scheme, this book is comforting yet revolutionary, at a time when it’s becoming more important than ever to teach children these vital skills.
Format Juvenile - Hardcover 48 Pages
ISBN 9780711287563
Size7.76 in x 8.66 in / 197.00 mm x 220.00 mm
Published Date May 9th, 2024
Nancy Shapiro
Dr. Nancy Shapiro is a clinical psychologist in private practice and has been working in the field of mental health since 1987. She is also the Chief Operating Officer and Training Program Director at TurnUp Activism, a non-profit that has helped thousands of young people on their path towards becoming civically engaged. She has a BA from Simon’s Rock of Bard College, an MA from Lesley University, and a PsyD from Antioch New England Graduate School. Outside of work, she is a mother of three, an oboist and composer, and enjoys cycling, tennis, reading, and writing.
Vânia Sacramento
Vânia Sacramento is a Portuguese illustrator who loves drawing children, nature, and animals. Her style is colorful and whimsical, and celebrates the diversity of our world. She lives in Frankfurt, Germany with her husband and son.
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