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1st Edition

Cool to be Kind
How to Negotiate the World of Friendships and Relationships

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ISBN 9780367679996
January 21, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
32 Pages

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Book Description

This illustrated storybook introduces Coco, Otto, Ollie and Ling as they negotiate the sometimes tricky world of friendships and relationships, observing the unkindness of some and using their superpower - kindness, to change the lives of others. Explore with them what it means to be unkind, why that choice is sometimes made and how usually there is another choice – to be kind.

This storybook will:

  • Help facilitate discussions with children about values, morals, and empathy
  • Support children to see that kindness can be a cool choice to make
  • Help you to introduce children to the notion that kindness and unkindness are choices

This book is available to purchase as part of a two-component set, Negotiating the World of Friendships and Relationships: A ‘Cool to be Kind’ Storybook and Practical Resource, that can be used by teachers and support staff to teach and promote kindness to primary aged children.

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Liz Bates is an independent education consultant. She supports both primary and secondary schools in all aspects of Emotional Health and Wellbeing, including whole school approaches, training staff, and delivering talks to parents. Liz is a Wellbeing Award advisor for Optimus and a Schools Engagement trainer for The Anna Freud Centre.