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Billy Monster's Daymare
Author: Alan Durant
Illustrator: Ross Collins
How this book may help: Exploring common night time fears about monsters under the bed, in cupboards or lurking in shadows. This book may help to explain to a child in a humorous way that lots of people feel the same way. The humour lies in the fact that this book is about a monster having a “daymare” about a child!
Turning the tables on being afraid of monsters, the young monster “Billy” in this story is... read more

Tags: anxiety, fears, nightmares, phobias

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The Bedtime Book
Author: Mandy Gurney
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How this book may help: Written by sleep expert Mandy Gurney, this book combines a gentle lullaby-like story with practical advice to help parents settle their children down to sleep.
The first few pages of the book are intended to guide parents through an effective bedtime routine,... read more

Tags: anxiety, comfort, comfort object, nightmares

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The Huge Bag of Worries
Author: Virginia Ironside
Illustrator: Frank Rodgers
How this book may help: A good starting point to encourage children to discuss their anxieties and fears. It may also help children to realise that many children suffer with anxiety.
Jenny has been worrying a lot lately, about a lot of different things. Is she getting too fat? ... read more

Tags: anxiety, emotions, fears, nightmares

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Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep
Author: Joyce Dunbar
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
How this book may help: May comfort a child who is experiencing bad dreams or who is afraid of the dark.
Little bunny Willa is scared to go to sleep as she's worried she may have a bad dream. Big brother... read more

Tags: nightmares, fears, fear of the dark, brother, anxiety, phobias, sibling, sister

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Under the Bed
Author: Paul Bright
Illustrator: Ben Cort
How this book may help: Ghosts and monsters, fear of the dark, bedtime.
This rhyming book describes all the various beasts, dragons and other monsters that live under the... read more

Tags: anxiety, fear of the dark, fears, ghosts, monsters, nightmares

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The Monster Bed
Author: Jeanne Willis
Illustrator: Susan Varley
How this book may help: Reassuring children who are afraid of the dark or anxious about monsters.
Dennis doesn't want to go to sleep because he's frightened that there might be something under his... read more

Tags: anxiety, comfort, emotions, fear of the dark, fears, monsters, nightmares, phobias

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Wide Awake Jake
Author: Rachel Elliot
Illustrator: Karen Sapp
How this book may help: The young Jake finds it difficult to get to sleep and after many attempts eventually does get to sleep with his mum’s help.
Jake cannot sleep despite trying lots of different ways to lie down. So, wide awake, he goes... read more

Tags: fears, monsters, mother, nightmares

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