Avi is an anxious avocado. He worries about EVERYTHING always wondering what-if? what-then? what's going to happen ? and ends up avoiding everything that frightens him. Until one day when he hears an unusual sound outside his kitchen window.... what possibly could that THUMP! THUIMP! THUD! be? Fear swells in the pit of his stomach, but it occurs him. What is the worst thing that could happen if he just dares himself to face his fears?
Versatile enough for family's reading, classroom or school counselor use, readers will be rooting for Avi as he navigates situations that he once avoided. Avi's confidence builds, bolstered by the support of friends and energized by a proven method for dealing with social anxiety, Avi takes the plunge and faces his fears head on!
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Brenda S. Miles , PhD, is a clinical pediatric neuropsychologist who has worked in hospital, rehabilitation, and school settings. She is particularly interested in evidence-based interventions and brain plasticity in the remediation of learning challenges. Her first book for children, Imagine a Rainbow: A Child's Guide for SoothingMore about Brenda S. Miles
Claire Freedman is the author of several picture books, including Pirates Love Underpants!; Dinosaurs Love Underpants!; Aliens Love Underpants!; Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones; One Magical Day; A Magical Christmas; Dilly Duckling, and My Grandparents Love Me. She lives in Essex, England. When Monika was a little girl she never wanted to grow up and she wanted to maMore about Monika Filipina