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Useful Resources

Whilst on outreach and at the Acorn, our team use a range of resources to ensure a child can express themselves or find relatable.


Books are a fabulous way of connecting with children in a subtle way. Here's a list of books we find useful: 


Anxiety & Behaviour

  • Don’t Worry be Happy - a guide to overcoming anxiety (7-11yrs) - Poppy O’Neill 

  • A Volcano In My Tummy - Éliane Whitehouse 

  • My Body Sends A Signal - Natalia Maguire 

  • A Huge Bag of Worries - Virginia Ironsides

  • Angry Arthur - Hiawyn Oram 

  • Silly Billy - Anthony Browne 

  • The Huge Bag of Worries - Virginia Ironsides & Frank Rodgers 

  • Starving the Anger Gremlin - Kate Collins-Donnelly


Feelings and Emotions

  • How Are You Feeling Today - Molly Potter 

  • The Colour Monster - Anna Elenas 

  • In My Heart - Jo Witek 

  • My Many Coloured Days - Dr Seuss 


Attachment and Bereavement

  • The Invisible String - Patrice Karst



  • The JOY In You - Cat Deeley - ambition

  • You Choose - Nick Sharrat & Pippa Goodhart - for reluctant readers.