Charismatic dog trainer Doggy Dan shares his insights and tips into how working with dogs has helped him bring up his children. What can a dog trainer teach us about parenting? Quite a lot it seems. Dan Abdelnoor, or Doggy Dan as he loves to be known, is a highly successful and much sought-after dog trainer, and dog whisperer... read more
|Series:||Dealing with Feelings|
Molly and Sunita are playgroup friends who spend time together every day, playing, talking, and learning about getting on with each other. Their relationship is generally good but even the best of friends sometimes fall out or feel grumpy! Molly is learning that Sunita has moods and feelings, but these will not get in the way... read more
|Series:||Dealing with Feelings|
This story celebrates the many things that a young child can do independently. Natasha is very proud of her self-help skills. She can pour her own drink, wash her hands, dress herself, and even get her own breakfast.
|Author:||Phil Gifford and Billy Graham|
Billy Graham says he would have been born on the wrong side of the tracks in Naenae "but my mates had already stolen them." Billy's new book, written with Phil Gifford, will give parents and people organising youth groups, a practical, detailed blueprint to turn around the lives of boys struggling with life. Based on lessons ... read more
Disasters happen quickly and without compassion, disrupting thousands of lives every year. During a disaster emergency services may not be able to respond to every call immediately, and this means you must be ready to provide your own shelter, food, first-aid, water and sanitation for at least three days. Are you ready? T... read more
A straightforward guide for the very young to learn how to cope with difficult situations that occur in everyday life in our society.
Explores contemporary issues of an ethical nature and encourages lively debate.
|Author:||Martin Howard & Colin Stimpson|
New in paperback! Our story begins with the rumble of war as Sam, a young germ, is conscripted to fight in the Germ Army. Their ultimate goal? To attack the boy who comes into the bathroom each day and doesn't wash his hands. When the boy fails to wash his hands one day, they seize their opportunity to attack, only to b... read more
Portraying a young woman's struggle with anorexia, the author draws on her own experiences of an eating disorder to give a powerful and candid story of hope and survival.
This title explores the jobs within the healthcare and social work sectors, including doctors, nurses and midwives. It also explores the jobs of counsellors, therapists and pharmacists and covers social workers, mental health and youth workers, careers in residential care and working with children and young people in educatio... read more
If you are thinking about leaving home or have already moved out, it's here that you will find everything to start you on your way to independence. Topics include: real estate, renting advice, sharing with friends, money saving tips, credit card debt, economic shopping ideas, how not to be conned or 'ripped off' and much, much more.
|Series:||Drawing Out Feelings S.|
This unique book discusses basic concepts of marriage and divorce while offering children a creative way to sort out the stressful feelings of grief caused by change with pages that readers can illustrate themselves. Consumable.
|Author:||Janet Morgan Stoeke|
In this beautifully rendered tale, a young boy eagerly anticipates the arrival of his new sister, who is living in China and waiting to be adopted by his family. As the weeks pass by, his excitement builds until, one day, the family receives a photo of the new baby. How wonderful but they must wait until May to go to China t... read more
Pets may not have words, but they do communicate. Paying attention to an animal's cues -a joyful bark, a scary growl, a swishing tail - can help a child understand what the animal is "saying" and what an appropriate response might be. That's part of what this book is about. But mostly it's about showing children how to love p... read more
Parents record every milestone-from the first smile to the first day at school-in a child's baby book for posterity. Thanks to best-selling author Judith Levy, adoptive parents can now express their joy and love for a child in a baby book created especially for them. Our Chosen Child omits the traditional space for recording ... read more
Through simple text, eye-catching drawings and such activities as mazes, crosswords and word searches, this book encourages children to think about and act to promote peace at home, in their communities, and in the world. Harriet Tubman, Csar Chavez and Julia Butterfly are among those profiled as positive activists. 90 illustrations.