Sue Graves - Croc Needs to Wait - A book about patience - Hachette Children's Group

Croc Needs to Wait - A book about patience

By Sue Graves
Illustrated by Trevor Dunton

  • Hardback
  • £11.99

Picture book story which offers a gentle introduction to the importance of being patient and waiting your turn for young children.

This funny, charming story is the perfect way to introduce young children to being patient, and help them understand the importance of waiting their turn. Also included are suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children fully understand how their behaviour can impact on others.
Croc can never wait for anything - he's alway interrupting, rushes everything and he can never wait to take his turn. Can he learn to slow down and be a little more patient?
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.

Biographical Notes

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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445158679
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series. — Parents in Touch
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