Interesting, funny, brilliant and fantastic.–Books for Keeps
A compelling picture book.–Write Away
This is an excellent resource for those working with anxious children. The children love the story and the beautifully bright illustrations are sure to engage even the most reticent child.–Amazon reviewer
The book prompted a lovely discussion and was a great way for [my son] to articulate his emotions. Fantastic book – road tested and heartedly recommended!–The Fostering Network
A good starting point to encourage children to discuss their anxieties and fears. It may also help children to realise that many children suffer with anxiety.–Little Parachutes
A bestseller and the perfect springboard for talking over a child’s hidden worries.
The usually happy Jenny has started to have lots of worries until they grow into a huge bag of worries that follow her everywhere. They are there when she goes swimming, when she is watching TV, and even when she is in the lavatory. Jenny decides they will have to go. But who can help her?
About the Author
Virginia Ironside is best known as one of Britain’s leading agony aunts. She started on WOMAN magazine before moving to THE SUNDAY MIRROR and TODAY newspapers. She now writes a weekly column for THE INDEPENDENT. She also appears regularly on radio and television on such programmes as Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’. Her many books include self-help titles on subjects such as bereavement, as well as the children’s spooky adventure series BURLAP HALL.
A childhood passion for books, radio and cinema set Frank Rodgers on the road to being a writer and artist. Today, he is the author/illustrator of almost fifty books for children, covering a wide age range from picture books through books for older readers to a novel for teenagers.