Even though Gilly the Giraffe has many wonderful things in her life, she sometimes lacks confidence. Why does she have to stand out so much with her long neck, her long black tongue and her mosaic patches? Why do some of the other animals point and laugh at her? Can it be possible to be different and to be cool?
This activity book developed by expert child psychologist Dr Karen Treisman combines a colourfully illustrated therapeutic story about Gilly the Giraffe to help start conversations, which is followed by a wealth of creative activities for children to explore and build upon some of the ideas raised in the story, and beyond!
The activities are accompanied by extensive advice and practical strategies for parents, carers and professionals on how to help children aged 5-10 boost their self-esteem and confidence.
This activity book is complemented by a standalone picture book of Gilly's story, also available from Jessica Kingsley Publishers (Gilly the Giraffe, ISBN 9781839970290).
This is Book 1 in the Therapeutic Treasures Collection Series. See all Therapeutic Treasures Collection books here.
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Dr. Karen Treisman is a specialist clinical psychologist, trainer and author, working in London, UK. Karen is also the Director of Safe Hands and Thinking Minds Training and Consultancy services.More about Karen Treisman