Books on: Comforters and Dummies

Books that cover the subject of childhood comforters such as dummies, blankets, teddies and cloths.

Small Bunny's Blue Blanket
Author: Tatyana Feeney
Illustrator: Tatyana Feeney
How this book may help: Young children who have a comfort blanket or other special toy may identify with this story.
Small Bunny LOVES Blue Blanket. He needs it to help him do everyday things like paint good... read more

Tags: anxiety, comfort object, comforter, emotions

The Last Noo-noo
Author: Jill Murphy
Illustrator: Jill Murphy
How this book may help: Encouraging children to give up dummies, soothers and other comforters in their own time. Reassuring children that reliance on comforters is not something to be ashamed of.
Marlon the little monster's granny is constantly scolding him for still having a dummy (which... read more

Tags: comfort, comfort object

Flora's Blanket
Author: Debi Gliori
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
How this book may help: Acknowledges the anxiety a child can feel when separated from their comfort object.
Flora the little rabbit can't find her blanket anywhere! The whole family turn the house and garden... read more

Tags: comfort object, comforter

I Love My Cloth
Author: Amber Stewart
Illustrator: Layn Marlow
How this book may help: Helping a child to give up a comfort object in their own time.
Bean, who is a small rabbit, has grown big enough to do many brave and difficult things on her own.... read more

Tags: comfort, comfort object

Best Bear
Author: Emma Dodd
Illustrator: Emma Dodd
How this book may help: Great for any child that has a special bear to comfort them through the night as the book illustrates how together they can overcome a fear of the dark.
The little boy in this book is getting ready for bed having packed up his toys and climbed up the... read more

Tags: anxiety, comfort, fear of the dark, fears, phobias

Author: Carol Thompson
Illustrator: Carol Thompson
How this book may help: A fun bright rhyming text book about comforters.
Beautifully illustrated book showing a huge assortment of noo-noos (comfort objects) and their... read more

Tags: deafness, comfort object, comfort, dummy

Little Penguin Lost
Author: Tracey Corderoy
Illustrator: Gavin Scott
How this book may help: Providing comfort for children who have lost a favourite toy
Plip the Penguin loses his favourite toy and it seems like the end of the world. The little penguin... read more

Tags: fears, anxiety, loss

Little Princess - I Want My Dummy
Author: Tony Ross
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher's summary: "Where is my dummy? I WANT MY DUMMY!’ shrieks the Little Princess. The dummy keeps turning up in..." read more

Tags: comfort object, comforter

Author: Shirley Hughes
Illustrator: Shirley Hughes

Tags: comfort object, comforter, loss

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