August 2019 (54)

Max's Box

ISBN: 9780764358791

Author: Brian Wray    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Max's parents give him a very special gift: a tiny, magical box that will hold everything, from his toys to his feelings. Max learns, however, that feelings can...


Max's parents give him a very special gift: a tiny, magical box that will hold everything, from his toys to his feelings. Max learns, however, that feelings can't be put away as easily as toys. Each negative emotion he feels―anger, embarrassment, sadness, loneliness―gets added to the box, which grows and grows. Eventually it is so large that it keeps him from doing what he loves, like riding his bike and climbing trees. With some help from his friends and family, Max is able to turn the box into something beautiful and let it go. A parents' guide explains how well-intentioned adults often encourage children, especially young boys, to ignore and "put away" their feelings instead of learning to fully live with them. This simple but powerful story not only teaches children how to "control" their emotions but discourages suppressing them, the illustrations becoming more colorful and vibrant as Max moves out from his box's shadow.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 217 x 217 mm


Publication Date: 14-09-2019


$22.00
The Misplaced Toy Hammer

ISBN: 9780764358005

Author: Misti Kenison    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Sofia has misplaced her toy hammer, and detectives Fox and Goat are on the case! Young children will join them as they search a construction site for clues and ...


Sofia has misplaced her toy hammer, and detectives Fox and Goat are on the case! Young children will join them as they search a construction site for clues and learn new concepts along the way. Is the hammer long or short, round or flat, large or small? Close observers may find the hammer before our professional sleuths do! This toddler's version of Sherlock Holmes is certain to engage and entertain young minds.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 28


Dimensions: 153 x 153 mm


Publication Date: 14-09-2019


$22.00
Dr Astrid and the Sky Calf

ISBN: 9781786283535

Author: Rosie Faragher    Publisher: Child’s Play

When a sky calf visits the Hospital for Magical Beasts out of the blue, Dr Astrid tries to diagnose the newcomer and apply her usual treatments. But the sky cal...


When a sky calf visits the Hospital for Magical Beasts out of the blue, Dr Astrid tries to diagnose the newcomer and apply her usual treatments. But the sky calf doesn't respond and it isn't clear what is wrong. How can Astrid nurse the sky calf back to full health? A sensitive story about how empathy and compassion can help make a real difference.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 245 x 268 mm


Publication Date: 12-08-2019


$19.99
A New School For Charlie

ISBN: 9781786283412

Author: Courtney Dicmas    Publisher: Child’s Play

Charlie is excited about his first day at a new school, but when he gets there, he finds it full of cats! The difference is quite a shock for Charlie, who isn't...


Charlie is excited about his first day at a new school, but when he gets there, he finds it full of cats! The difference is quite a shock for Charlie, who isn't sure how to cope. How can he make new friends? He may find the answer he's looking for in the library...


Bind: paperback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 250 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 22-08-2019


$19.99
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