Going back to school can be a really stressful and anxiety-inducing time for both children and parents. Children who are going back to school or going to school for the first time may experience feelings of anxiety but these are actually normal and expected during these times of transition or change. Still, this time can be stressful not only for both parent and child but for the whole family as well. Fortunately, there are a few children’s books that you can read with your child to help cope with back-to-school anxiety. Here’s a short list, with a brief description of each book.
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A professional house renovator, a common garden snail, a coastal town on the North Sea coast of England. They all have something in common.
Motion Silhouette is a Japanese interactive children’s book by Megumi Kajiwara and Tathuhiko Nijima. It features pop-up silhouettes in-between pages. As a light source is directed toward either side of the pop-up silhouette, a moving image is projected onto the page to help tell the story. The book is made to order by hand (for about $60). It is not available via Amazon but only through their website.
Blueberry Girl is a book written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Charles Vess. The book came about when Tori Amos who was about to give birth to her daughter Natasha. She asked her friend Neil Gaiman to write a poem as a prayer for his goddaughter to-be. Neil wrote the poem, and kept a copy at his house, taped to a filing cabinet. When Neil’s Continue reading “Blueberry Girl”