Storybooks – children’s behaviour

The Barnyard Buddies STOP for Peace – teaching kids conflict resolution

The Barnyard Buddies STOP for Peace is an endearing picture book with an important lesson on life skills. The animals in the story have a problem, someone is not sharing. As they lament over their woes, anger rises, and with anger is chaos. Until one wise friend gives a helpful piece of advice: STOP!

Conflict is a part of life, but how we cope with it changes our lives. In this charmingly illustrated story, the Barnyard Buddies show children and adults, how solving a problem peacefully makes things better. They learn to use four simple, rhyming steps starting with Stop and breathe when angry, that young and old alike can benefit from practicing. This book gives families the tools they need to improve communication and get along.

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The Lion Who Wouldn’t Try – promoting better behaviour

In the Lion Who Wouldn’t Try we see a story of a lion who is too afraid of failure to attempt anything. All the other animals are having fun, while the lion is moping around. He is too afraid of losing that he never ends up having any fun. This book is a perfect early reader, with lots of repetition and simple language, while teaching an important emotional lesson.

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Welcome to my Home – a picture book about being tidy

Welcome to my Home is a charming picture book about being tidy. In the story, a little boy shrinks and befriends a bee. He learns from the bees why it’s important to work hard, and to be tidy.

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Where’s Lulu – a picture book about fun of reading

In Where’s Lulu, a short fun book for very young children, Lulu’s hiding from her Mum, she doesn’t want to go out. But why is it she doesn’t want to go out? Find out more in this fun short picture book. Can you see her on each page?

This book teaches children about the fun of books, taking books and returning them to the library, and plays an interactive game of hide and seek on the pages as we go. What more could you ask for in a combination of fun and learning?

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Why is Nita Upside Down – lessons in being different and good value

In Why is Nita Upside Down, a children’s book about being different, we learn important lessons about the value of being proud of who you are and that everyone is different.

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No! Children’s story about saying No! too much

A little girl can say only no, no to everything, how can she stop saying no? What happens if there is something she really wants, will she still say no? A cute children’s picture book about solving a common behaviour problem for toddlers. Also simple and a nice story for an older sibling learning to read, for reading to a younger one.

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