Books on: Holidays and Travel

Books that help children to enjoy their first travel experiences. Some books acknowledge that travelling by plane for the first time can be frightening for some, and attempt to explain what is involved.
Go Camping (Topsy & Tim)
Author: Jean and Gareth Adamson
Illustrator: Belinda Worsley
How this book may help: Introducing some typical aspects of a camping trip to young children.
Topsy and Tim set off for a family camping trip. On arrival at the camp site, they pitch their... read more

Tags: holidays

First Experiences Going on a Plane (Usborne First Experiences)
Author: Anne Civardi
Illustrator: Stephen Cartwright
How this book may help: Introduces some typical aspects of going on a family holiday. May help to allay fears of flying, and prepare young children for some of the procedures associated with modern plane travel (such as security checks and safety briefings).
The book, containing Stephen Cartwright's appealing illustrations, simply outlines some common... read more

Tags: fears, holidays, phobias

Go on an Aeroplane (Topsy & Tim)
Author: Jean and Gareth Adamson
Illustrator: Belinda Worsley
How this book may help: Provides a practical and positive account of travelling by plane which may reassure a child apprehensive about flying.
Publisher's summary: "In Go on an Aeroplane share Topsy and Tim's aeroplane adventure as they meet the stewardess, the..." read more

Tags: fears, holidays, phobias

Maisy Goes Camping
Author: Lucy Cousins
Illustrator: Lucy Cousins
How this book may help: A gentle introduction to camping for very young children
Publisher's summary: "It's a beautiful day and Maisy's going camping in the countryside. But it's not easy pitching a..." read more

Tags: holidays

Manners On Holiday
Author: Arianna Candell
Illustrator: Rosa M.Curto
How this book may help: The Manners books show children how to resolve small difficulties they might face in their daily lives. These stories help children to develop their social skills early in a fun and friendly way.
Publisher's summary: "In this story Peter and Sara are going on a summer camping holiday with their parents. At the..." read more

Tags: tidiness, table manners, swimming, sharing, rudeness, politeness, manners, hygiene, holidays, helping, health, friends, diversity, disability, compliance, co-operation, being different, behaviour, washing

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