This simple, engaging story is the perfect way to introduce young children to what bullying is, and help them become aware of how their behaviour can impact on other children.There are even suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together to help children understand.
When Leopard arrives at Jungle School, Giraffe doesn't want to include him and tries to exclude him from joining in. So when Leopard has a birthday party he doesn't invite Giraffe, even though he has invited all his friends. Slowly Giraffe begins to understand how Leopard must have felt when he started school. Can the two of them learn to become friends after all?
The Behaviour Matters series of picture books provide a gentle means of discussing emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Supports the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and is also suitable for use with children in KS1 and can be used to discuss values. Suitable for children under 5.
This is Book 4 in the Behaviour Matters Series. See all Behaviour Matters books here.
Sue Graves has taught for thirty years in Cheshire schools. She has been writing for more than ten years and has written well over a hundred books for children and young adults. "Nearly everyone loves computer games. They are popular with all age groups - especially young adults. but i've often thought it would be amazing to play a computer game for real. ToMore about Sue Graves
Jane Clarke is a talented writer . She was shortlisted for the Fidler Award in 1998. Jane has also written Smoky Dragons (Little Tiger Press), Plodney Creeper, Supersloth (Egmont, 'Blue Bananas series'), as well as numerous poems published in collections. She enjoys helping out at the local Primary School and visiting schools all over the UK and Benelux.More about Trevor Dunton