BOOKS FOR CHILDREN PART 2

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TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER
BY ROSS WELFORD.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Published – 2016.
  • Genre – Science fiction.
  • Pages – 400.
  • Age – 10+
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The concept of time travel is fascinating in itself. Right from the beginning, the novel hooks us up with the plot. On Al Chaudhury’s birthday, he receives a letter from his grandfather. The letter is from his late father. It has a mission to travel back to 1984 in a secret time machine to save his father’s life. The story uncovers the meaning of friendship and emotion. It is an unputdownable book.

REAL FRIENDS BY SHANNON HALE
AND LEUYEN PHAM.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Published – 2017
  • Genre – Memoir
  • Pages – 224
  • Age – 9+
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Real friends is a middle-grade graphic novel about making friends. It is a memoir, following Shannon’s life from Kindergarten to Fifth grade. It is a roller coaster of emotions. The struggle of trying to stay in “the group” was portrayed without a filter. Who are real friends? Are they worth the journey? Do we need real friends? The book will answer such questions.

THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON
BY KELLY BARNHILL.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Published – 2017
  • Genre – Fantasy fiction
  • Pages – 416
  • Age – 9+
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To forget about reality, this book is perfect for children and adults too. The people of the town leave a baby in the forest, as an offering to the witches. But the witch is a good one, who lives with a swamp monster. Luna is the baby, due to an accident she gets extraordinary magic. The Multiple points of view make the story intriguing. Children who love magic and witches must read this book. The cover looks so pretty, we can give it a read just for the cover.

THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN
BY KATHERINE APPLEGATE.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Published – 2015
  • Genre – Children’s Literature
  • Pages – 256
  • Age – 8+
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A beautifully written story about Ivan, a gorilla. He has spent his life in Exit 8 shopping mall. He rarely thinks about his life in the forest until Ruby, a baby elephant arrives which changes his perspective. A book that deals with kindness, friendship, freedom and humour. This book must be on your children’s bookshelf. The characters will stay in our heart.

THE WILD ROBOT BY PETER BROWN.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Published – 2018
  • Genre – Fiction, Adventure
  • Pages – 288
  • Age – 9+
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Roz the robot finds itself on an isolated island. She has zero ideas about her purpose. To survive, she must adapt to her new environment. It is a unique, surprising read for young readers. The language is simple and easy to follow. A touching book with interesting plot.

THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD
BY LYNNE REID BANKS.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Published – 2016
  • Genre – Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction
  • Pages – 240
  • Age – 8+
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If your child likes Toy story movie, this is a must-read. The American-Indian toy in the cupboard gets life. It is a dream for Omri, he feels excited. He faces a life-changing decision. It is a gripping tale of a toy that has a life. As a kid, we all imagined a toy being alive and what it would be like?

Hope this helps, Thank you!

20 Things: A parent should tell their child

As a parent ,dealing with their child becomes difficult sometimes. Tell this to your child everyday to have a strong bond with them.

Good Parenting
Good Parenting
  • I love you unconditionally, even when you fail, quit, or got lost.

Tell this to your child daily. It helps to improve their confidence and self-love.

  • What can I do to support you?

Ask this to help them when they’re in trouble. It helps to improve their problem-solving ability and builds their trust.

  • You are safe.

Yes, tell this to them to make them feel safe.

  • You’re good enough.

Tell this daily to make them feel light and improve their focus on their career.

  • I’m sorry.

Yes, If you did something that hurt them, you should tell them sorry. It helps them to distinguish between right and wrong.

Teach them right
Teach them right
  • I will protect and listen to you.

Protect your child from toxic people and listen to them at times.

  • Dysfunction isn’t an act of love.

Yes, teach them this to learn, to work properly as part to show their love.

  • Why are you hurting, and how can I help you?

If they are hurt, help them to figure out what hurts them and ask if they need help.  

  • Yes, I will read your poetry.

Reading their poetry helps you to know them. 

  • You are not a bother.

Tell them that they are not a bother even when you’re busy.

  • You’re allowed to be a kid.

Yes, allow them to be a kid for some time. They will eventually learn to grow.

  • I am not too busy for you.

Tell them that you’re not busy when it comes to them.

  • Did someone hurt you?

When your child is upset, ask this first to know their situation.

  • You have a choice, and your voice matters.

Tell them that they are part of the family to make a choice and their voice matters. It helps them to make the right decisions.

  • Love Yourself.

Teaching them self-love is the most important as they grow.

Teach them right
Listen to them
  • I may not understand, but I will try.

Try to understand them or support them.

  • Flaws and all, you are beautiful.

Telling this helps them to improve their self-love.

  • I see and accept you.

Yes, Your act should show make them feel this.

  • You are wanted and welcomed.

They need to know this by your actions towards them.

  • Do you need a hug?

Ask it! No, You should give them a hug whenever they need you. It shows that you are there for them always.

It is not only for your child also for your younger self to hear as part of your healing. It helps your relationship strong with your child, they will feel at ease to tell you everything that happened to them. 

“MENTAL HEALTH IS NOT A JOKE”