improving children's mental health with picture books by Michelle Worthington

Improving mental health with picture books by Michelle Worthington – #readilearn

Reading picture books to young children is one of the best ways I know of adding joy to the day. Anything that increases joy must be good for mental health, right? But for some children, the joy is momentary as they grapple with worries and other issues. Sometimes, itโ€™s useful to find books that help children identify and discuss the things that trouble them in order for them to find a way out.

In this post, part of a Books on Tour Promotion, I share two books written by Michelle Worthington and illustrated by Adyna Ferre. The books are published by Daisy Lane Publishing for the Willing Kids Program which aims to improve literacy through improving mental health and mental health through literacy.

About author Michelle Worthington

Michelle Worthington author

Michelle Worthington is an international award-winning author and screen play writer. Two-time winner of the International Book Award and finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Michelle also received a Gellett Burgess Award and a Silver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in literature. Michelle addresses mental health through literacy with her picture books.

I previously introduced Michelle to you when I interviewed her about Super Nicholas, a picture book about a little boy with a big heart and a kindness superpower.

About the books

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12 thoughts on “Improving mental health with picture books by Michelle Worthington – #readilearn

  1. Patricia Tilton

    What important stories for children. I love Michelle’s The Wind and the Mouse — we all resist change, so it’s important what mouse learns about himself and change. Change is necessary for growth. Also like The Mouse and the Egg. Cute books for kids with great themes. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Norah Post author

      Thank you for your lovely comment, Patricia. Yes, they are lovely books with important messages. But the story is first. ๐Ÿ™‚

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