Published by DK Children
Our noisy world sometimes feels like it's not made for shy people. This book will help children understand shyness and find their inner voice.
Shyness is often misunderstood. It's not a personality flaw, it's a complex trait with many positive aspects. However, shyness means many kids struggle to speak up in class, get involved in activities, make friends, put themselves forward, and compete. As a result they can miss out on exciting opportunities, and are often overlooked, ignored, and sidelined... but it doesn't have to be this way.
Introducing Shy And Mighty, a brand new book that offers an insightful way of looking at the subject that will comfort and reassure shy children and can help them to overcome the aspects of their shyness that are holding them back, without pretending to be something they're not.
Featured in the pages of this heartwarming book, you can find:
-Practical advice aimed at 7-9 year olds on how to take small steps to achieve your dreams, how to work with other -people, and ways to get your views heard
-Bright, fun illustration helps to digest complex topics like understanding body language and appearing more confident
-Features relatable, and often challenging situations but offers activities, solutions, and coping strategies for children
-Book is divided into two sections Shy (which is about understanding shyness) and Mighty (how to thrive with your shyness)
Did you know that over the last 15 years, the incidence of shyness in children has rise from 40% to 48%? So with shyness already on the rise, as well as an over-reliance on technology and an impact on social integration due to COVID-19, there have been fewer opportunities for young people to develop their social skills. That's why Shy and Mighty includes simple tools and ideas to help children take small steps to get more involved, share their ideas, and make friends, whilst also exploring the science behind shyness, the potential costs of shyness, and more in a completely accessible and easy-to-understand format for young readers.
A must-have volume for shy children aged 7 to 9, this inspiring book can also come in handy for parents, carers, educators and even librarians who are seeking to understand the challenges faced by shy kids, and equip them with skills to feel braver and to thrive in social situations.
Shy and Mighty can help kids go from invisible, to invincible!
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