Little Meerkat's Big Panic A Story About Learning New Ways to Feel Calm
Written by Jane Evans
Illustrated by Izzy Bean
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Little Meerkat's Big Panic A Story About Learning New Ways to Feel Calm by Jane EvansOnce upon a time there was a Little Meerkat with a very important job to do. Today was the day when Little Meerkat finally took a turn at being the lookout meerkat - watching for dangers to protect the meerkat gang. It was all going well until Little Meerkat fell asleep and woke up to find everyone had disappeared! This sent Little Meerkat into one very big panic. With help from Small Elephant and Mini Monkey, can Little Meerkat calm down and find the missing meerkats? This playful full-colour storybook shows children aged 2-6 easy ways for them to calm their body and brain when feeling anxious. It also includes guidance for parents or professionals on the neuroscience behind the strategies, and how they can use the book to help children.
, social and emotional development. -- Tony Mancini, Chartered Practitioner Psychologist Lovely storytelling that will entertain children while effortlessly educating kids (and parents) about emotional life and the brain. -- Graham Music, Psychotherapist and Author of Nurturing Natures: Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development The story about Little Meerkat and his 'big panic
... The book aimed at parents and carers... The three little animal friends (Little Meerkat, Small Elephant and Mini Monkey) represent the three part of the brain, and each of them has a particular talent. They then give us exercises to do to help us be calm. Older children will find the factual part of the book about the brain fascinating, but younger kids will enjoy the exercises... They will also enjoy the computer generated comic-style pictures. A great book for anxious kids and their anxious adults. -- Elizabeth Schlenther Healthy Books blog Older children will find the factual part of the book about the brain fascinating, but younger kids will enjoy the exercises, such as thinking of a calm, happy place you like to be, breathing in and out slowly, standing on one leg and reaching for the sky, having a cool drink, and telling someone how we feel. They will also enjoy the computer generated comic-style pictures. HealthyBooks Subtitled 'A Story About Learning New Ways to Feel Calm
't we all need those right now... Enjoyable, but very vital book. Red Reading Hub, Jillrbennet's Reviews of Children's Books'
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