Wellbeing Information Page 2

Here and on Wellbeing Information Page 1 is a selection of resources for both parents and children to help with overall wellbeing. We have covered the topics that parents come to us most often for help, both for their children and themselves. We have expanded the list of coronavirus resources but also included tips on how to prepare your child to come back to school in September.

Resources for Family Resilience:

Books for Parents:

Developing Resilience by Michael Neenan

ISBN: 978-0-4157-9-291-0

The Yes Brain : How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child by Daniel J. Siegel

ISBN: 978-0-3995-9-466-3

Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain by Sue Gerhardt

ISBN: 978-0-4158-7-053-5

Building Resilience in Children and Teens : Giving Kids Roots and Wings by Kenneth R. Ginsburg

ISBN: 978-1-5811-0-866-8

Books for Children:

Ricky the Rock that Couldn’t Roll by Jay Miletsky and Erin Wosniak

ISBN: 978-0-5781-9-803-3

After the Fall How Humpty Dumpty got Up Again by Dan Santat

ISBN: 978-1-6267-2-682-6

The Bad Seed by Jory John and Pete Oswald

ISBN: 978-0-3992-5-537-3

Even Superheros have bad days by Shelly Becker and Eda Kaban

ISBN: 978-1-4549-1-394-8

Love by Matt de la Pena and Lauren Long

ISBN: 978-1-5247-4-091-7

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

ISBN: 978-1-554537-0-44

Ruby and the Rubbish Bin (Helping Children with Feelings) by Margot Sunderland and Nicky Armstrong

ISBN 978-0-8638-8-462-7

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Self Esteem resources:

Books for parents:

Helping Children Who Think They Are Worthless by Margot Sunderland and Nicky Armstrong

ISBN: 860-1-4062-7-045-9

Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Building Positive Self-esteem for Young People (Gremlin and Thief CBT Workbooks) by Kate Collins-Donnelly

ISBN:  978-1849054621

Helping Children with Low Self-Esteem by Margot Sunderland

ISBN: 978-0-8638-847-0-2

Books for Children:

Helping Children to Build Self Esteem A photocopiable activities book by Deborah M. Plummer and Alice Harper

ISBN: 978-1-8431-0-488-9

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?  A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud and David Messing

ISBN: 978-0-9960-999-3-6

Giraffes Can't Dance Board book by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees

ISBN: 978-0-545-39255-6

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

ISBN: 978 1-5545-370-4-4

Being Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem by Wendy L. Moss

ISBN 978-1433808845

Self-Kindness For Kids: Whizzo-Voice To The Rescue! By Fiona Forman

ISBN: 978-1-9069-2698-4

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Anger resources:

Reading for parents:

Starving the Anger Gremlin 

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Book on Anger Management for Young People by Kate Collins-Donnelly

ISBN: 978-1-84905-286-3

Working with Anger and Young People by Nick Luxmoore

ISBN: 978-1-84310-466-7

Little Volcanoes 

Helping Young Children and Their Parents Deal with Anger by Warick Pudney and Elaine Whitehouse

ISBN: 978-1-84905-217-7

Helping Children Locked in Rage or Hate by Margot Sunderland

ISBN: 978 -0-86388-465-8

What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger by Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews

ISBN: 978-1-433801-34-1

Stay Cool and In Control with the Keep-Calm Guru: Wise Ways for Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses by Lauren Brukner

ISBN: 978-1-785927-1-40

The Red Beast. Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger’s Syndrome by K.I Al-Ghani and Haitham Al-Ghani

ISBN: 978-1-84310-943-3

Reading for children:

A volcano in my tummy: 

Helping children to handle anger by Elaine Whitehouse and Warick Pudney

ISBN: 978-0-8657-1-3499

Take Charge of Anger: Kids Can Cope by Gill Hasson

ISBN: 978-1-6319-845-7-0

Mad isn’t Bad: 

A child’s book about anger (Elf-help book for kids) by Michaelene Mundy and R.W. Alley

ISBN: 978-1-4976-8302-0

Everybody Feels ANGRY by Jane Bingham

ISBN: 978-1-78171-616-8

How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger (Laugh & Learn) by Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisovskis

ISBN: 978-1-5754-249-4-1

Feeling Angry (Everyday Feelings) by Katie Douglass and Mike Gordon

ISBN 978-1-526300-1-57

Hello Happy! Mindful Kids: An activity book for young people who sometimes feel sad or angry by Stephanie Clarkson and Katie Abey

ISBN: 978-1-7837-089-9-4

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Resources for Sibling Rivalry:

Books for Parents:

How to Prevent and Manage Sibling Rivalry Amongst Brothers by David Leads

ISBN: 978-1-5027-658-7-1

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

ISBN: 978-0-3933-422-1-5

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk Paperback by Adele Faber  and Elaine Mazlish  

ISBN: 978-1-8481-230-9-0

Calm Parents, Happy Siblings : How to stop the fighting and raise friends for life by Dr Laura Markham

ISBN: 978-1-7850-402-5-2

Books for Children:

What Baby Needs by William Sears, Martha Sears and Christie Watts Kelly

ISBN: 978-0-3167-882-8-1

The Peanuts Guide to Brothers and Sisters by Charles M. Schulz

ISBN:  978-1-782-1136-9-0

We'll Paint the Octopus Red by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen and Pam DeVito

ISBN: 978-1-8906-270-6-5

When Mummy Laid an Egg by Babette Cole

ISBN:  978-0-0992-991-1-0

I'm a Big Sister by Joanna Cole and Rosalinda Kightley

ISBN: 978-0-0619-006-2-4

I’m a Big Brother by Joanna Cole and Rosalinda Kightley

ISBN: 978-0-0619-006-5-5

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The Strong Willed Child Resources:

Reading for Parents:

1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D

ISBN: 978-1-889140-16-2 

Try and make me! Simple Strategies that turn off the tantrums and create cooperation by Ray Levy and Bill O’Hanlon

ISBN: 1-57954-553-X 

Why Can’t My Child Behave? 

Empathic Parenting Strategies that Work for Adoptive and Foster Families by Dr Amber Elliott

Parenting the Strong Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Programme of Parents of Two – to Six – Years Olds by Nicholas Long and Rex Forehand

Love Bombing: Resetting Your Child’s Emotional Thermostat by Oliver James

ISBN: 978-1-78049-137-0 

Strong Willed Child or Dreamer by Dana Scott Spear and Ron L Braund

ISBN: 978-0-7852-7700-0-2

Reading for Children:

A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind: A Story for Children Who Bottle Up Their Feelings by Margot Sunderland and Nicky Armstrong

ISBN: 978-1-86388-496-2 

Self-Control to the Rescue!: Super Powers to Help Kids Through the Tough Stuff in Everyday by Lauren Brukner and Apsley

ISBN: 978-1-7859-275-9-1

How to be a Superhero Called Self-Control!: Super Powers to Help Younger Children to Regulate their Emotions and Senses by Lauren Brukner

ISBN: 978-1-849-0571-72 

Why Do I Have To?: A Book for Children Who Find Themselves Frustrated by Everyday Rules by Laurie Leventhal-Belfar

ISBN: 987-1843-1089-1-7

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Resources for Bullying:

Books for Parents:

Empowering Children Against Bullies : A Parental Guide by Vicky Omifolaji

ISBN: 978-1-51431-26-3-6 

Books for Children:

Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns About Bullies by Howard Binkow and Susan F. Cornelison

ISBN: 978-0-9715390-6-8

Tales from the Bully Box by Cat Woods

ISBN: 978-1-940-180-0-69

Stand in my Shoes/ Kids Learning About Empathy by Bob Sornson and Shelly Johannes

ISBN: 978-1-935326458

The Invisible Boy by Trudi Ludwig and Patrice Barton

ISBN: 978-1582-464-50--3

The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others by Bob Sornson and Maria Dismondy


Bully Beans by Julia Cook and Anita DuFalla

ISBN: 978-1-931636-49-0

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