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Leave Me Alone

Leave Me Alone

From the bestselling team behind Mum and Dad Glue comes an important story to help raise awareness at home or at school about stopping bullying.

A little boy is feeling sad because every day he has to face a bully. But this story’s little boy also has friends. A frog, a cat, a rabbit, a cow, and other animal friends insist on helping him, even after he tells them: “There’s nothing you can do for me/ There’s nothing you can say.” Fortunately, he is mistaken, because the next time the bully approaches, they all join with him and shout, “LEAVE HIM ALONE!” And it works! The bully turns around and goes away.

The gently clever use of rhyming verse gives a difficult subject a wonderfully light touch. A must-have for any child who has to deal with bullies.

‘An empowering story.’ – Books for Keeps
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Genre: Designed / Suitable For National Curriculum / For National Curriculum Early Years / Suitable For Uk Curricula & Examinations

On Sale: 2nd October 2014

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9781444915280

Reviews

Praise for Mum and Dad Glue: "An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce: a difficult subject treated with a wonderfully light touch. I'm a huge Lee Wildish fan and think he's definitely a name to watch for the future. I defy you to read this without a lump in your throat."
Kate Skipper, Waterstones Buyer
Lee Wildish's illustrations are lovely. The characters have a rough charm that really draws you in - there are hints of Quentin Blake's ink drawings, but Wildish's style is very much of its own.
Bookbag
An excellent book aimed squarely at young children.
Nursery World
A touching tale that resonates with empathy and poignancy.
Junior
Praise for Mum and Dad Glue: "An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce: a difficult subject treated with a wonderfully light touch. I'm a huge Lee Wildish fan and think he's definitely a name to watch for the future. I defy you to read this without a lump in your throat."
Kate Skipper, Waterstones Buyer
Lee Wildish's illustrations are lovely. The characters have a rough charm that really draws you in - there are hints of Quentin Blake's ink drawings, but Wildish's style is very much of its own.
Bookbag
An excellent book aimed squarely at young children.
Nursery World
A touching tale that resonates with empathy and poignancy.
Junior
Speaks loudly to the reader ... Lee Wildish's expressive illustrations and clever use of shading reinforces Kes Gray's ... emotionally engaging text ... a valuable story for creating the space with children to talk about what, if anything, is troubling them
Carousel
Strikingly original pictures which convey ... feelings and invite interpretive chat, a very useful and terrific book
School Librarian
A difficult subject told with a gentle touch
School Librarian
The message is given with such a humorous lightness of touch that it comes over as an engaging story. The illustrations ... are a super match for the text
Books For Keeps
An empowering story
Books for Keeps
A powerful and comforting book
Junior