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Bedtime

by Elizabeth Verdick

Ease little ones into the get-ready-for-bed routine with this warm and cozy bedtime book. Aided by Mom and Dad, a sister and brother enjoy a little snack, relaxing baths, time for brushing teeth, stories, lullabies, back rubs, and hugs. Cheerful, soft illustrations and reassuring text set a tone that helps toddlers feel good about settling down to sleep. (As the narrator explains, "I do my best growing when I'm sleeping. ") In the morning, the children will yawn, stretch, and be a little bit bigger, a little bit stronger, and a little bit smarter--all because of a good night's sleep. Picture descriptions present on picture only pages.

Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

by Trevor Romain Elizabeth Verdick

From the book: If you're sick of being picked on, pushed around, threatened, or teased, this book is for you. Author Trevor Romain understands what a pain bullies are. And he knows how you can become Bully-Proof. As you laugh along with Trevor's jokes and cartoons, you'll learn tried-and-true ways to deal with bullies, like: Give them lots of space. If you can smell a bully's breath, you're too close Make friends. Bullies can't stand groups of happy, smiling, friendly people You'll also learn important truths about bullies, like: They love power and control. They are sore losers. Ignoring them won't make them go away. So read this book if you want to get rid of the bullies in your life. (P.S. If you're a bully, this book is for you, too.)

Calm-down Time

by Elizabeth Verdick

Every parent, caregiver--and toddler--knows the misery that comes with meltdowns and temper tantrums. Through rhythmic text and warm illustrations, this gentle, reassuring book offers toddlers simple tools to release strong feelings, express them, and calm themselves down. Children learn to use their calm-down place--a quiet space where they can cry, ask for a hug, sing to themselves, be rocked in a grown-up's arms, talk about feelings, and breathe: "One, two, three . . . I'm calm as can be. I'm taking care of me. " After a break, toddlers will feel like new--and adults will, too. Picture descriptions are added.

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