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Help! My Feelings Are Too Big!

Help! My Feelings Are Too Big!

Making Sense of Yourself and the World After a Difficult Start in Life - for Children with Attachment Issues

K. L. Aspden. Foreword by Louise Michelle Bombèr., illustrated by Illustrated by Charlotte Portier-Tock

Quick Overview

How do you cope when your feelings are just too big? Working through complex issues with respect and compassion, this illustrated children's book explores the emotional impact of anxiety, attachment disorders or early trauma. Age-appropriate language and activities help calm children, build trust and repair relationships.
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Paperback / softback
2019, 8.90in x 5.91in / 226mm x 150mm, 64pp
ISBN: 9781785925566


Emotions can be complicated at the best of times. If something goes wrong right at the beginning of someone's life things can often feel painful and confusing.

This book will help explain that there are always good reasons why a person feels the way they do. It will help you learn about emotions like anxiety, how you can live with these emotions, and how safe adults can help you build a calm, strong place inside yourself!

Designed to help build emotional awareness, this book offers friendly support for children aged 9-12 who have attachment disorders, anxiety or are overcoming early trauma and is an invaluable tool for anyone supporting children with extreme emotions or attachment issues, including parents and carers, support workers, teachers, and therapists.


'This is a very important and much-needed book that is sure to help many children (as well as grown-ups) understand themselves and others better. It makes complex matters wonderfully simple, and readers will gain insights and resources to last them a lifetime.'
- Kathrin Stauffer PhD, Body Psychotherapist and Author of Anatomy and Physiology for Psychotherapists.

'Straightforward, well explained and friendly, this book will be a huge help to children in understanding and sharing their feelings.'
- Alan Durant is a prolific writer of children's books including Always and Forever, and Billy Monster's Daymare

'The book is an invaluable tool for anyone supporting children with extreme emotions or attachment issues, helping them to understand and support children in their care.'
- Parents In Touch


By (author): K.L. Aspden
Illustrated by: Charlotte Portier-Tock