Young children struggle to talk about big emotions that are part of their everyday life. These beautifully illustrated rhyming children's books, written by Clare Luther and illustrated by Maria Floyd, are relatable and well researched. Each story helps children to explore their thoughts and feelings, offering them useful ways to think their emotions through and get conversations started.
Aimed at children 3 - 8 years old. 

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The Little Paws Hotel
Dogs are booked in for one day or more.
Who has come to stay? Let’s open the door.

Olive is a miniature dachshund.

Her family is out for the day and Olive needs looking after, so she is booked in to The Little Paws Hotel. It’s Olive’s first visit and she arrives feeling worried. Find out how she manages to get through the day. 


This story gently addresses feelings of anxiety.


Gus is a black Labrador.

Gus is off on a day trip to the seaside with his friends at The Little Paws Hotel. But his fear of sand stops Gus from having fun and he decides to stay in the car. His fear affects what he thinks, how he feels and how he behaves. Find out how Gus gets on at the beach. 


This story gently addresses how thoughts, feelings and behaviour all connect with each other.


Fig is a pug. She can perform lots of fun tricks but worries she will make a mistake and let her owners down.  When Fig’s owners go away for the weekend she is booked into The Little Paws Hotel where she gets a little help from her friends. Find out how she gets on when her owners return.  


This story gently addresses worries about doing things perfectly and not wanting to make mistakes.

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