A little squirrel announces that he was once very, very scared and finds out that he is not alone. Lots of little animals went through scary experiences, but they react in different ways. Turtle hides and gets a tummy ache, monkey clings, dog barks, and elephant doesn’t like to talk about it. They need help, and they get help from grown-ups who help them feel safe and learn ways to cope with difficult feelings.
This story was written to help children and grown-ups (parents, teachers, and other important adults) understand how stress can affect children and ways to help them.
This book is wonderful for talking with kids about fear, anxiety and...
by Kelly Betsworth
November 4 2022
This book is wonderful for talking with kids about fear, anxiety and worry and all of the different responses that are possible both on the inside and outside. So glad to add this to the library of resources at our practice!