Tom Easton - My New House - Hachette Children's Group

My New House

By Tom Easton

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Friendly, reassuring stories help ease the worries and fears associated with big life changes that young children might experience

Rabia is sad and scared about moving house. She's worried about what it will be like and how she will cope. But her mum helps her by arranging a visit there before they move and by packing a bag of special things that she can keep with her rather than pack into boxes.

The story shows what happens during a move, about the first night there and the excitement that comes when exploring a new home.

This first experiences series uncovers the worries and fears associated with big life changes that young children might experience and provides reassurance by explaining how they might feel and shows ways that children can learn to cope with these feelings.

The sensitively written story provides guidance not only for children, but also for adults who want to help their child through these unsettling times in their lives.

Children can read the books on their own or can discuss the books with an adult. Notes for teachers and parents at the back of the books provide related advice and information to help them guide and support children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445158822
  • Publication date: 22 Mar 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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