Leeloo is a young cat who loves adventures and playing with her friends. She spends a lot of her time chatting to her good friend Billy, the bumble bee. He helps remind Leeloo of her strengths. She also loves playing with her puppy, Dexter, he’s always around to give her a cuddle.
STRATEGIES TO MANAGE LOSS AND SADNESS: An interactive, therapeutic book created by a Psychologist to help children identify overwhelming feelings of loss and sadness and to learn coping mechanisms to work through their difficult feelings in a creative and fun way.
RESILIENCE BUILDING AND SOCIAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: It’s designed to empower and build resilience in children. Leeloo asks questions directed at the reader, encouraging them to explore what they would do if they were in a similar situation. Research shows, when children are encouraged to reflect on what the character of a story is going through and to put themselves in the character’s shoes, it builds empathy and resilience.
PARENT RELATIONSHIP BUILDING: It provides an opportunity for children to connect with their caregiver. By showing your child that their concerns matter to you, they will feel validated and loved. The book also includes information for caregivers to help them support and hold space for their child while they work through difficult feelings.
COPING CARD INCLUDED: This encourages children to practice strategies to help them manage their difficult feelings when they feel overwhelmed.
BOOK DIMENSIONS: A4 (11 inches x 8.6 inches) portrait size and has 28 pages. The pages are glossy for easy turning. The cover is soft but strong.
Age range: 4 - 9 years old.