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Willy and the Wobbly House
A Story for Children Who are Anxious or Obsessional

ISBN 9780863884986
Published November 30, 1997 by Routledge
28 Pages

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Book Description

This is a story for children who are anxious or obsessional. Willy is an anxious boy who experiences the world as a very unsafe, wobbly place where anything awful might happen at any time. Joe, the boy next door, is too ordered and tidy to be able to ever really enjoy life. Follow their adventures with the Puddle People who help them break out of their fixed patterns and find far richer ways of living in the world.


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