Ruby and the Rubbish Bin A Story for Children with Low Self-Esteem by Margot Sunderland, Nicky Hancock
  

Ruby and the Rubbish Bin A Story for Children with Low Self-Esteem

Written by Margot Sunderland, Nicky Hancock
Illustrated by Nicky Armstrong
Part of the Helping Children with Feelings Series

Synopsis

Ruby and the Rubbish Bin A Story for Children with Low Self-Esteem by Margot Sunderland, Nicky Hancock

Ruby hates herself so much that she often feels more like a piece of rubbish than a little girl. Children at school bully her. Sometimes Ruby feels so miserable that she wants to sleep and sleep and never wake up again. Then one day, Ruby meets Dot the lunchtime lady, When Ruby feels Dot's kindness and understanding, something warm happens in Ruby's tummy. Over time, Dot helps Ruby to move from self-hate to self-respect. In fact Dot's smile makes Ruby feel like a princess. After a very important dream, and help from Dot, Ruby decides enough is enough. She finds her voice and her anger, and stands up to the bullies. She makes new friends and knows what it's like to feel happy for the first time in her life.

Reviews

Sunderland's whole series is excellent. I find I recommend each one... Good writing, wonderful artwork, a real impetus to use the material Adoption Today A vital resource for all parents and child professionals Families Magazine Margot's books are digestible teaching aids for anyone working with children - a resource that would be beneficial in every school both for qualified and non-qualified staff . Special Children

About the Author

Dr Margot Sunderland is Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health London, Honorary Visiting Fellow at London Metropolitan University and Integrative Child Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Trainer with over two decades of experience in working with adults, teenagers and children. She is a First Prize award winning author, with 20 books in child mental health, published in nineteen countries.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Margot Sunderland, Nicky Hancock
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Publisher

Speechmark Publishing Ltd an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Publication date

3rd October 2003

ISBN

9780863884627


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