When You Just Have to Roar! by Rachel Robertson
  

When You Just Have to Roar!

Written by Rachel Robertson
Illustrated by Priscilla Prentice
Part of the Redleaf Lane - Early Experiences Series

RRP £16.95

Synopsis

When You Just Have to Roar! by Rachel Robertson

A charming story about a teacher and her crew of preschoolers imagining and practicing classroom expectations. It's one of those days in Ms. Mya's classroom, when things just aren't clicking: Jamilla is jumping. Ruth is running. And Reese is roaring like a great big lion for no reason at all. But Ms. Mya knows what to do. She gathers up the children, and together they begin a conversation about expectations. When adults guide children in a positive, proactive way by supplying clear expectations of what to do, when to do it, and how to behave, children learn to focus, direct their attention, manage their emotions, and regulate their behavior. A charming story coupled with engaging illustrations, When You Just Have to Roar! helps children and the adults who care for them make every day its best. The book contains a page of information to help parents, caregivers, and educators reinforce these important concepts and support children's development of emotional control and self-regulation.

Reviews

A simple and easy to follow explanation for children (3-6) and parents of expectations and behaviours - Youthinmind, May 2016

About the Author

Rachel Robertson is the director of education and development at Bright Horizons. She has more than twenty years of experience in the education field and is the author of numerous early childhood resources. This is her first children's book. Priscilla Prentice studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design, USA. Upon graduation she worked as an animator and eventually settled as an environmental artist for video games. When You Just Have to Roar! is her picture book debut.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Rachel Robertson
More books by Rachel Robertson

Publisher

Redleaf Press

Publication date

7th April 2015

ISBN

9781605543628


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****