The World Conference for the Wellbeing of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day in 1925. It is usually marked with speeches on children’s rights and wellbeing, and other events involving or dedicated to children.
What better way in helping your kids than finding the best books for them on this day?
International Children’s Day books
📚 The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions by Anna Llenas
This book has been designed to help young readers of up to five years talk about, and unpack, their feelings.
📚 Ruby’s Worry by Tom Percival
If your child is a worrier, then Tom Percival’s sweetly illustrated book may be the answer.
📚 What’s Going On Inside My Head by Molly Potter
Molly Porter, who was a primary school teacher for 11 years, explores the ways that kids can keep their minds healthy, looking at topics such as positive self-image, emotional intelligence, relationships and mindfulness.
📚 Choose you! Become the Unique, Incredible & Happy Teenager you Choose to Be by Dr Sharie Coombes
This self-help book for older kids, aged 12 and above, was written by a teacher turned psychotherapist, and has been designed to help teens understand the neuroscience of their brain.
📚 Happy Confident Me Journal published by Best of Parenting Publishing
This journal is aimed at six-to 12-year-olds who prefer to write and doodle than speak out loud. It includes quotes from people as diverse as Taylor Swift and the Dalai Lama, with a host of online activities to try for boosting confidence and self-esteem.
📚 A Head Full of Everything: Inspiration for Teenagers With the World on Their Mind by Gavin Oattes
A Head Full of Everything demonstrates that being a teenager doesn’t have to suck. And when it does, there’s some cool things you can do to make it suck a little less.
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