There’s A Book For That
Sent on: December 4th, 2013

Sometimes a picture book can explain things better than you can. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up a few helpful stories that you may want to have waiting on the bookshelf. Just in case.

If you can’t get out the door to go to the office: Where Does Mommy Go?  by Shelley Hallier helps little ones wrap their heads around the whole “mom’s at work but still loves you” idea ($11.99).

If the goldfish goes belly-up: When I Miss My Special Pet, I Have A Plan by littleBLUEPRINT gives kids a plan-of-action for dealing with their feelings of loss ($24.95).

If your kid refuses to open wide: What To Expect When You Go To The Dentist by Heidi Murkoff gives the rundown on the entire visit, from who the dentist is to what happens in the chair ($9.39).

If your child asks a lot of questions: Why? by Catherine Ripley has an answer for practically every “why” question out there ($17.05)

If there’s a new baby in the mix: I See Me’s The Super Incredible Big Sister/Brother  aims to boost big sib’s confidence ($34.95).

If moving seems scary: Augustine by Mélanie Watt shares a great lesson on breaking the ice with new friends ($7.95).

If not everyone’s being so friendly: Bluebird by Bob Staake tackles tricky themes of loneliness and bullying–without a word ($14.67).

If bedtime is a four letter word: Lucy Can’t Sleep by Amy Schwartz runs through all the usual stall tactics ($13.49).

If someone’s in a bad mood: Big Rabbit’s Bad Mood by Ramona Badescu has a good shot at conjuring a smile ($12.84).

If your little one is her own worst critic: The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds reassures that even a simple dot can be frame-worthy ($11.17).