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Ever So Ever So
Author: Kes Gray
Illustrator: Sarah Nayler
How this book may help: This book may help to explore disgruntled feelings between an older sister and a new baby arriving home. It is hard to accept the adoration and attention mum and dad are giving to new baby sister Susan.
A new baby coming home can be very difficult for the older sister to accept. Especially as mum and... read more

Tags: new baby, mother, jealousy, father, family, brother, anger, sibling

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Mine!
Author: Rachel Bright
Illustrator: Rachel Bright
How this book may help: A light-hearted way to introduce the concepts of sharing and co-operation to young children.
Twin girls Fifi and Frankie have very different tastes and preferences. While Fifi loves pink,... read more

Tags: behaviour, co-operation, family, jealousy, politeness, sharing, sibling, sister

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The Great Big Book of Feelings
Author: Mary Hoffman
Illustrator: Ros Asquith
How this book may help: A child struggling with negative emotions may find great comfort in this sympathetic, entertaining and reassuring book which explores many different feelings: happy, sad, excited, bored, interested, angry, upset, calm, silly, lonely, scared, safe, embarrassed, shy, confident, worried, jealous and satisfied.
The book is presented in bite-size chunks of information which should hold the attention of a child... read more

Tags: anger, anxiety, bullying, comfort, death, depression, emotions, fears, friends, hitting, jealousy, loneliness, loss, persistence, phobias, prejudice, sadness, shyness, violence

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Space Alien at Planet Dad
Author: Lucinda Gifford
Illustrator: Lucinda Gifford
How this book may help: Perfect for a child who is struggling to cope with adjusting to a new blended family environment. An entertaining and comforting book which has accurately captured the emotions of a child adapting to his father's new partner.
Jake has a blast every Saturday at 'Planet Dad'. His father's undivided attention means there's... read more

Tags: divorce, father, jealousy, marriage, separation, single parent

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My Baby Sister
Author: Emma Cichester Clark
Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark
How this book may help: Acknowledging that children may feel jealous of new siblings at first, but promoting their acceptance. May also comfort a child who is nervous about a loved one going to hospital.
Humber's Granny looks after him while his Mum goes away. She tells Humber that when she returns she... read more

Tags: sibling, new baby, jealousy, sister

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Just Like You Did
Author: Marjorie Newman
Illustrator: Ken Wilson-Max
How this book may help: Acknowledging feelings of anxiety or jealousy that can sometimes come up when a new baby arrives. Reassuring children that despite the fact life has changed, they are still special and loved by their parents.
The story starts as Tom is just about to have a new baby brother or sister arrive. He watches... read more

Tags: sibling, relationships, new baby, jealousy, growing up, family, emotions, brother, anger

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Where Did That Baby Come From?
Author: Debi Gliori
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
How this book may help: The book reflects the frustration of the toddler in a sympathetic way at the presence of a new sibling and the pictures present plenty to talk about and laugh at with a young child as you go through the tale.
This book deals with the arrival of a new baby in the home of a toddler. It is written from the... read more

Tags: brother, emotions, family, jealousy, new baby, sibling, sister

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Topsy and Tim: The New Baby
Author: Jean and Gareth Adamson
Illustrator: Belinda Worsley
How this book may help: A positive yet realistic view of what it's like to have a new baby sibling. Acknowledges that children often feel jealous when a new sibling arrives.
One of a popular series of books featuring boy and girl twins Topsy and Tim. Topsy and Tim the... read more

Tags: new baby, jealousy, family, brother

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I Feel Jealous (Your Emotions)
Author: Brian Moses
Illustrator: Mike Gordon
How this book may help: Helping a child come to terms with feelings of jealousy, including sibling rivalry.
This book explores the emotion of jealousy from the point of view of a young child. It reassures... read more

Tags: family, emotions, friends, jealousy

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It's Not Fair (Your Feelings)
Author: Brian Moses
Illustrator: Mike Gordon
How this book may help: Explores the concept of unfairness in a child-friendly way and encourages children to come to terms with this emotion. Also touches upon the subject of anger and violence as the child in the story feels like 'hitting out' when she considers things to be unfair.
A little girl tells the reader about some of the things that happen to her which she considers to... read more

Tags: relationships, jealousy, hitting, gratitude, friends, emotions, behaviour, anger, sadness

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There's an Ouch in my Pouch!
Author: Jeanne Willis
Illustrator: Garry Parsons
How this book may help: Gently explains to an older sibling that they are not 'being replaced' by a new baby, and their parents will love them just as much.
Little kangaroo is upset because his mother's pouch, which used to be so comfortable, is now all... read more

Tags: jealousy, new baby, sibling, sister

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The Perfect Baby
Author: Tony Bradman
Illustrator: Holly Swain
How this book may help: It may help an older sibling cope with the bringing home of a new baby.
When baby William was brought home from hospital he was not quite what his big sister Lucy was... read more

Tags: sibling, new baby, jealousy, family, brother, sister

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Do You Still Love Me?
Author: Charlotte Middleton
Illustrator: Charlotte Middleton
How this book may help: This could help a child overcome feelings of jealousy and learn to become friends with someone they may have seen as a rival. It could also help a child cope with their feelings when a new baby comes into the family.
Anna has a faithful dog called Dudley and Dudley wakes up early, eats a hearty breakfast, plays... read more

Tags: cat, dog, friends, jealousy

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It's Not Fair!
Author: Anita Harper
Illustrator: Mary McQuillan
How this book may help: Children with a baby brother or sister may identify with this story, which acknowledges the advantages and disadvantages of being the older sibling.
The central character in this picture book (a young cat) feels that lots of things about having a... read more

Tags: brother, emotions, family, jealousy, new baby, sibling, sister

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That's Mine
Author: Jennifer Northway
Illustrator:
How this book may help: New Baby/Sibling Rivalry/Parent's Attention
William doesn't like the fact that his baby sister gets all the attention and mum doesn't seem to... read more

Tags: jealousy, new baby, sharing, sister

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I Don't Like Gloria
Author: Kaye Umansky
Illustrator: Margaret Chamberlain
How this book may help: Jealousy and rivalry amongst siblings and young children
Colin the dog is not pleased - no-one has asked him if it's O.K. for Gloria the cat to come and... read more

Tags: cat, dog, jealousy, sibling

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Ping and Pong are Best Friends (mostly)
Author: Tim Hopgood
Illustrator: Tim Hopgood
How this book may help: When your child falls out with their best friend this book will show that even the greatest friendships have their ups and downs.
Ping and Pong are best friends but Ping gets tired of Pong always being the best at everything and... read more

Tags: co-operation, friends, jealousy

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Sophie and the New Baby
Author: Catherine Anholt
Illustrator: Laurence Anholt
Publisher's summary: "One day, Sophie’s mum tells her some big, important news: there’s going to be a new baby in the..." read more

Tags: jealousy, new baby

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Our New Baby
Author:
Illustrator: Rebecca Finn
How this book may help: A positive, fun introduction to the arrival of a new baby for very young children
Publisher's summary: "This reassuring book about the birth of a younger sibling is designed especially for toddlers and..." read more

Tags: brother, jealousy, new baby, sibling

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