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A First Look at...

Explores important issues in a clear and matter-of-fact way to appeal to young children

A First Look at... A First Look at... A First Look at...

Books that give advice and promote interaction between children, parents & teachers

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A First Look at... Book Series by Pat Thomas

Part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.

 

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4+ years

A Overcoming Shyness: Leave Me Alone!

Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker

A Overcoming Shyness: Leave Me Alone!

This reassuring picture book explores the issue of shyness in simple terms. It describes what it feels like to be shy and explores simple steps that a child can take to help them overcome their feelings. The book is written ...

£11.99

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5+ years

Setting a Good Example: I Can Make a Difference

Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker

Setting a Good Example: I Can Make a Difference

This delightful picture book helps children to understand why it is important to have good manners, help others and be considerate by setting a good example. Young children can learn how this consideration for others can make working and playing ...

£8.99

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4+ years

Obesity: Don't Call Me Fat

Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker

Obesity: Don't Call Me Fat

This reassuring picture book explores the issue of obesity in simple terms. It looks at reasons why children and adults might be overweight, gives advice on health, fitness and diet, and discusses how some people are bullied because of their ...

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4+ years

Autism: I See Things Differently

Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker

Autism: I See Things Differently

This reassuring picture book explains autism in simple terms. It explores how children with autism might feel and suggest ways for other children to consider this child's feelings. The questions surrounding this condition are made accessible and approachable. This ...

£7.99

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Death: I Miss You

Pat Thomas

Death: I Miss You

When a family member dies, it can be very difficult for all members of a family to express their feelings. Sometimes it can be difficult to answer a child's many questions they may have a death. This book helps ...

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Disability: Don't Call Me Special

Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker

Disability: Don't Call Me Special

A beautifully illustrated picture book that teaches children about a range of disabilities. It challenges the stereotypes that are often formed during childhood and explains how people overcome their disabilities and live happy and full lives. Notes for parents and ...

£7.99

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5+ years

Overcoming Shyness: Leave Me Alone!

Pat Thomas, Claire Keay

Overcoming Shyness: Leave Me Alone!

This positive picture book helps children who become worried in social situations to overcome their fear of new places and people. It encourages them to feel confident whilst also reassuring introverted children that it is OK to spend time alone ...

£7.99

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Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?

Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker

Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?

A beautifully illustrated picture book for children who are starting school for the first time. Going to school is a huge change for young children, this book encourages children to discover the joy of learning new things, meeting new people ...

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