lessons of a Lac

lessons of a Lac

Author Lynn Jenkins

Illustrator Kirrili Lonergan

publisher EK books

Loppy the Lac has learned its whole life to look out for danger. Looking out for what can go wrong is all it knows – until Loppy meets Curly Calmster. Curly teaches Loppy that it doesn’t have to look out for the everyday worst-case scenarios all the time.

It’s tough to help an anxious child. Psychologist Lynn Jenkins knows this, from professional experience, and from being a mother! In Lessons of a Little Anxious Creature, she has created an essential emotional resource that encourages children to develop strategies for anxiety management, by discovering new, useful ways to think about their worries.

With this engaging book, you can support children in learning to manage anxiety, and help them take crucial steps to understanding and dealing with their emotions. It’s a fun and innovative way of building resilience, a foundation that will not only benefit kids now, but for the rest of their lives.


wauchope preschool kingergarten.

Gave the book 5 stars

They were delighted with the book, the educators loved it and it was shared with the school and their family and friends.

the illustrations allowed for some wonderful craft activities by the children

It is a beautiful book that will help to give the  children a better understanding of their worries, and help them gain skills that they can use in order to help manage anxiety.

jnr book worms book review,

this is a beautiful book and wonderfully illustrated it is a must have tool for parents and educators in helping kids deal with anxiety and worries that little ones can have, I have found it quite useful as a grown up as well, to remember that we don’t need to look at worst case scenario.

I found it to be written in a way that really opens up the door to discussions about worries and how to manage them and helps little ones understand their emotions.

The illustrations are non gender specific and children fall in love with the character, I delighted in watching the kids attempt to make their own Loppy



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