Browse by tag: violence


Lively Elizabeth
Author: Mara Bergman
Illustrator: Cassia Thomas
How this book may help: By showing how our actions effect others.
Meet lively Elizabeth who has lots of fun and likes to be naughty. One day she shoves her friend... read more

Tags: behaviour, co-operation, hitting, manners, politeness, rudeness, violence

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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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Hands Are Not for Hitting
Author: Martine Agassi
Illustrator: Marieka Heinlen
How this book may help: Reinforcing the message that violence is never acceptable, and encouraging children to use their hands in more positive and creative ways than hitting.
This very simple board book has bold pictures and minimal text. It describes lots of things that... read more

Tags: violence, hitting, anger

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Teeth are Not for Biting
Author: Elizabeth Verdick
Illustrator: Marieka Heinlen
How this book may help: Discouraging biting, suggesting positive ways to deal with tooth pain.
This book shows, in bright colourful pictures, how teeth can chew and are fun to count, but can... read more

Tags: biting, violence

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Rude Rabbit
Author: Jacqui Hawkins
Illustrator: Colin Hawkins
How this book may help: Highlights the negative impact that bad manners and rudeness can have. Promotes the idea that if someone is polite then they will be happier and have more friends.
Rude Rabbit lives up to his name. He hasn't got any friends because of his rudeness and bad... read more

Tags: swearing, politeness, manners, helping, emotions, bullying, behaviour, anger, violence

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I Feel Angry (Your Emotions)
Author: Brian Moses
Illustrator: Mike Gordon
This book provides an explanation of a child's feeelings of anger and suggests ways that may help... read more

Tags: anger, emotions, violence

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I Feel Bullied (Your Feelings)
Author: Jen Green
Illustrator: Mike Gordon
A very clear look at how being bullied may make someone find it hard to eat, sleep, feel like their... read more

Tags: hitting, fears, bullying, anxiety, violence

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Please Don't Torment Tootsie
Author: Margaret Chamberlain
Illustrator: Margaret Chamberlain
How this book may help: This book emphasises the importance of taking good care of pets.
‘PLEASE don’t torment Tootsie, or provoke Poochie. Don’t madden Mutley, or disturb... read more

Tags: cat, dog, pet, violence

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Spark Learns To Fly
Author: Judith Foxon
Illustrator: Rachel Fuller
How this book may help: Issues of foster caring and domestic violence
Spark and his little sister live happily with their parents until mum and dad start fighting. When... read more

Tags: anxiety, family, foster, violence

Average reader rating: No readers have reviewed this book yet.

Manfred the Baddie
Author: John Fardell
Illustrator: John Fardell
How this book may help: A cautionary tale to reinforce the message that people who behave badly are avoided by others.
Manfred the Baddie steals, kidnaps and bullies people, but one night ends up with a cold. No-one... read more

Tags: hitting, bullying, behaviour, violence

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The Sunflower Sword
Author: Mark Sperring
Illustrator: Miriam Latimer
How this book may help: A good choice of book to reinforce the message that friendship is far better than fighting. It also has a theme of acceptance, and encourages the reader not to judge people on outward appearance.
A small boy loves pretending to be a knight and slaying imaginary dragons. When he asks his mother... read more

Tags: relationships, hitting, friends, being different, violence

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Leon Bites
Author: David Bedford
Illustrator: Eleanor Taylor
Publisher's summary: "When Leon bites, he doesn’t realise quite how painful it is. Actually he thinks it is all a bit..." read more

Tags: behaviour, biting, violence

Average reader rating: No readers have reviewed this book yet.

Let's Talk: Have you got a Secret?
Author: Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
Illustrator: Marta Fabrega
How this book may help: The situations explained in this book help children to distinguish between good and bad secrets and encourage communication between the child reader and an adult.
Publisher's summary: "Every child has secrets, and many secrets are fun to keep, for example a surprise birthday gift for..." read more

Tags: anxiety, bullying, emotions, fears, sadness, violence

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