Turtle Comes Out of Her Shell - A book about feeling shy
By Sue Graves
Illustrated by Trevor Dunton
Picture book story which offers a gentle introduction to overcoming shyness and being brave for young children.
This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being brave when they feel shy and help them find ways to feel more confident. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others.
Turtle has a beautiful singing voice, but she feels far to shy to enter the talent show at school. By talking to her friends about it, she develops a way to overcome her shyness in a way that works for her.
The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.
Sue is a teacher and published author. She writes fiction and non fiction for both education and trade markets for children from pre school to early Key Stage 3. Sue is married with four children, many gorgeous grandchildren and a really naughty cat! She plays golf and badminton and loves walking in the countryside around her home.
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14 Jun 2018
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Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series. — Parents in Touch