William Worrydactyl by Brian Moses

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Explore common emotions through these charming stories of dinosaurs, each of whom display some common traits such as jealousy, anger and grumpiness.


William Worrydactyl by Brian Moses

William Worrysaurus was a little dinosaur with big worries. He worried every day about everything, from being scared of the dark to not being as good as his friends. Will he ever be able to stop worrying? Written by Brian Moses, this humorous picture book explores different things that children might worry about, from sleeping in the dark to going to school. Ways of dealing with these fears are then set out showing that there are ways to cope with these, sometimes overwhelming, emotions. The clever and funny illustrations, by internationally renowned illustrator, Mike Gordon, bring a light-touch to these stories, helping children to learn about their feelings in a fun and light-hearted way. Excellent notes for parents and teachers at the back of this books show how to approach these issues with children. Other books by Brian Moses and Mike Gordon: I Feel Frightened; I Feel Angry; I Feel Jealous; I Feel Sad; It's Not Fair; I Feel Bullied; Samuel Scaredosaurus; Gracie Grumposaurus; Jamal Jealousaurus; Anna Angrysaurus; Sophie Shyosaurus.

About the Author

Brian Moses

BRIAN MOSES has been a professional poet since 1988. He spends half his time writing and the rest of the time he visits schools across the UK and Europe, performing his poetry and percussion show. His poetry books include Behind the Staffroom Door: The Very Best of Brian Moses and A Cat Called Elvis. His solo collections and anthologies have sold over 1 million copies and he is featured on the National Poetry Archive.

Brian lives in a small Sussex village with his wife, their loopy labrador and a collection of bad-tempered chickens.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th October 2013




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