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Aroha's Way: A children's guide through emotions
  

Aroha's Way: A children's guide through emotions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

Illustrated by Phillips, Craig
Notes by Lipp, Bex

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Come along on a journey with Aroha, as she wards off nervousness, fear, worrying thoughts and apprehension, with simple, yet effective tools that everyone can use.

ISBN 9780473475123
Barcode 9780473475123
Published 1 June 2019 by Wildling Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780473475123
ISBN-10 047347512X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Wildling Books
Imprint Wildling Books
Publication Date 1 June 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Phillips, Craig
Notes by Lipp, Bex
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
General Picture Books
Character Books
Number of Pages 36
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 2mm
Weight 109g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 999615

Description of this Book

This beautiful picture books takes children on a journey through emotions associated with anxiety and shows simple yet effective ways to help manage them. At the back of the book, there is a section for parents and/or teachers to explore the tools in more depth. Asking questions around those emotions to make it easier for children to recognise the emotion, and then a simple way to manage it. Aroha's Way is a beautiful, descriptive and relatable book - an important book - helping children to normalise, understand and even develop their own tools for dealing with their feelings. - Jenny Palmer, Author of Feel a Little. Suitable for ages 5-12 years. A book that helps children label emotions associated with anxiety and provides tools to manage them. Parents/Teachers notes at the back included to expand on the story's tools. The author is the winner of the 2018 NZ Book Awards Russell Clark Award for Illustration, and Gold Ledger Award for his book, Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods. A beautifully created paperback children's book with 36 pages of full-colour illustrations by Craig Phillips. Produced with the assistance of The Mental Health Foundation & Like Minds, Like Mine.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Aroha's Way is a beautiful, descriptive and relatable book - an important book - helping children to normalise, understand and even develop their own tools for dealing with their feelings. - Jenny Palmer, Author of Feel a Little. An exquisitely moving read. This book will help empower our tamariki mokopuna. - Dr Hinemoa Elder, MBChB, FRANZCP, PhD In order to change our culture of greatly increasing mental illness, we need to tell stories ... this is one of those stories. Beautifully told and illustrated, it is another tool in the education of our young people in how to deal with emotions and increase their mental fitness. - Jimi Hunt This is a beautifully illustrated and cleverly written book to help children find a way back to calm. - Dr Suzanne Henwood, mBraining4Success

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Author's Bio

Craig Phillips has worked as a professional illustrator for the US and Australian publishing industries for twenty years. His client list includes Random House, Scholastic, Simon and Schuster, Hachette, Hardie Grant, Bloomsbury, Oxford University Press and many more. His work has been included in art anthologies such as The Society of Illustrators Annual, the Spectrum Fantastic Art Annual and Luerzers 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide, and has been exhibited at the Museum of American Illustration. Phillips also worked on Neil Gaiman's American Gods in 2017. His first solo work, titled Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods (Allen and Unwin, 2017) won the NZ Book Award's Russell Clark Award for Illustration, a Gold Ledger in the Australian Ledger Awards, a Notable Book in the CBCA Awards and was also a finalist in the Aurealis Awards. Published author and entrepreneur Bex Lipp co-founded award-winning business Awesome Inc which published gratitude journals and was a great base to launch into publishing. Before exiting, Bex and Nicky were approached by a New York publishing house to design and write a book called 'Finding Gratitude' which was released 8th March 2019 worldwide. Craig Phillips has worked as a professional illustrator for the US and Australian publishing industries for twenty years. His client list includes Random House, Scholastic, Simon and Schuster, Hachette, Hardie Grant, Bloomsbury, Oxford University Press and many more. His work has been included in art anthologies such as The Society of Illustrators Annual, the Spectrum Fantastic Art Annual and Luerzers 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide, and has been exhibited at the Museum of American Illustration. Phillips also worked on Neil Gaiman's American Gods in 2017. His first solo work, titled Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts: Ten Tales from the Deep, Dark Woods (Allen and Unwin, 2017) won the NZ Book Award's Russell Clark Award for Illustration, a Gold Ledger in the Australian Ledger Awards, a Notable Book in the CBCA Awards and was also a finalist in the Aurealis Awards.

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