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Every child is different, and parents and caregivers need resources to navigate developmental changes and individual issues for the children they love. Magination Press is here to help! We’ve developed a Build Your Library Collection with books to help you support your growing child.
Starting school is exciting, filled with anticipation and a little uncertainty. In the midst of the pandemic, uncertainty and anxiety may couple with disappointment at not being able to be physically at school. Getting kids ready for school, in whatever form it takes this fall, calls for some resources. Check out these books by Magination Press about going to school and worry.
A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers by Holly Brochmann and Leah Bowen
Simple rhyming text helps kids identify worries and where they come from, as well as providing coping strategies. Hear A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers read aloud here.
I Don’t Want to Go to School! by Alberto Pellai, MD, PhD and Barbara Tamborini
Coming from Magination Press in October 2020, I Don’t Want to Go to School! explores a child’s feelings about starting school for the first time and a parent’s gentle and reassuring response. Pre-order your copy of I Don’t Want to Go to School! here.
These picture books were written with young children in mind, but even older kids may be feeling especially anxious or worried about school this fall. Check out other Magination Press titles about fears and anxiety here. Many titles include a Note to Parents and Caregivers, including the two featured above, to help you best help your child.
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Related Books from Magination Press
A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers
Worries can feel like a BIG problem to a LITTLE kid!
A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers assures kids that having some worries is normal — everyone has them, even adults!
The rhyming narration helps kids to identify a worry and where it might come from, as well as provides them with helpful tools to reduce and cope with worries.
Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers with more information on how you can help your little worrier to stay calm. (picture book, ages 3-6)
I Don’t Want to Go to School!
Going to school can be a really big deal to a little kid. New routine, new friends, new places, and new faces can be a lot to handle at first! It’s hard for kids to handle that transition and see that school might be fun and that their parent will always come back.
This sensitive book will help kid and parents talk about this big step and transition to being apart during the day—and maybe even have fun at school!
Includes a Reader’s Note to further explain this common behavioral and emotional stage of childhood.