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I Can Do It
Author: Pat Thomas
Illustrator: Lesley Harker
How this book may help: May encourage children to persevere with tasks that they find challenging.
The books explains how everybody enjoys things they find easy, but it is harder to keep trying when... read more

Tags: growing up, independence, persistence

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Sleepover (First Time)
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Illustrator: Jess Stockham
How this book may help: A good choice of book to set a child's expectations of what happens at a sleepover. The simple conversational text and lively illustrations may encourage them to talk about the experience and ask questions.
The book depicts an excited little boy and his mother setting out on a bus journey to the boy's... read more

Tags: behaviour, fear of the dark, friends, independence

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For Everyone To Share
Author: Gillian Lobel
Illustrator: Daniel Howarth
How this book may help: Useful for very young children to celebrate and experience the world around them
Little Mouse's first trip out of his nest is a journey of discovery, as he finds so many wonderful... read more

Tags: environment, independence

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See You Later Mum
Author: Jennifer Northway
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How this book may help: Comforting for children starting playgroup or nursery.
William isn't very happy on his first day at playschool so mum stays with him to help him settle... read more

Tags: separation anxiety, playgroup, nursery, independence, friends, confidence, absence, shyness

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I Want To Be Like Poppin' Joe
Author: Jo Meserve Mach and Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier
Illustrator: Mary Birdsell
How this book may help: This book tells the true story of a successful, hard working man with Down Syndrome and Autism, and the positive effect he has on a young boy.
This lovely photo story book features real-life people. The small boy in the story (Dylan) is... read more

Tags: confidence, Down's syndrome, friends, independence

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Tell Me What it's Like to be Big
Author: Joyce Dunbar
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
Publisher's summary: "When Willa wakes up early one morning she tries to do things for herself. She soon has to ask her..." read more

Tags: growing up, independence

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