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Happy hat : positive thinking by
This is a sweet and upbeat story of optimism and hope told through the eyes of a hat that has experienced a lot of changes in its life. Whatever the situation, this happy hat finds pleasure and satisfaction in its life.
Call Number: G JF KIM
Publication Date: 2014
A young girl is on a quest to find her joy! Is it under the apple tree, is it out to sea, or is it in something that we cannot see? A message for little ones and big ones - where do we go to find joy when we have lost it? (
Call Number: G JF LOW
Publication Date: 2013
Mr Huff by
Mr. Huff is a story about the clouds and the sunshine in each of our lives. Bill is having a bad day. Mr Huff is following him around and making everything seem difficult. Bill tries to get rid of him, but Mr Huff just gets bigger and bigger! Then they both stop, and a surprising thing happens...
Call Number: G JF WAL
Publication Date: 2015
The Feel Good Book by
Saying 'I Love You' in sign language feels good. Having a ladybug land on your hand feels good. Making a new friend feels good. Todd Parr celebrates all the feel-good things that tickle kids and adults alike, from rubbing noses and rubbing a dog's belly, to giving a great big hug, and seeing fireflies outside your window. With Parr's trademark bold, bright colors and silly scenes, children will be inspired to feel good about things they do every day. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book will inspire kids to celebrate the range emotions that make them feel good.
Call Number: G JF PAR
Publication Date: 2009
Tomorrow most likely by
Told in rhyme, a little boy, tucked into his bed, thinks of all the wonderful and ordinary things he will see and do tomorrow.
Call Number: G JF EGG
Publication Date: 2019
Through the Gate by
Tells the story of a child who has just moved house and is struggling to cope with all the changes in her life. She relates to the dilapidated house she has moved to, as she sits sad and forlorn upon its broken front step. But, as the story unfolds, the house is gradually repaired paralleling how the childs perception of her new situation improves. Each time the child passes through the gate, into the world beyond, she notices more of her surroundings and discovers that her new life has some wonderful things in it. The messages delivered through this story can be understood at different levels - literal and metaphorical. Nothing stays the same and difficult times will pass. A little effort in maintenance can improve our physical surroundings, yet our perceptions also colour our world. These messages are relevant to both children and adults, as we all experience many changes throughout our lives and draw on our resilience as we adapt to them. Within the illustrations is a spot the difference game that encourages interaction with the story and develops observation skills.
Call Number: G JF FAW
Publication Date: 2017-05-01
You can live on the bright side by
This action-oriented, fun-filled book is designed to teach you some easy activities and strategies to make you feel lighter, optimistic about the future, and more confident, empowering and inspiring you to live a happy and healthy life. You Can Live on the Bright Side contains tips, tricks and tools to help you find the things that make you excited to leap out of bed each morning, ready to do more of what you love, and find even more things that make you uniquely you! Featuring kids from Australia and around the world who are kicking some amazing goals, as well as tips from organisations focused on improving well-being.
Call Number: J158.1 BEL
Publication Date: 2021
My happy life by
The story of a young girl with a lot of optimism, even though events in her life sometimes make it hard for her to be happy.
Call Number: G JF LAG
Publication Date: 2012