May 13, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 14 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138360488 - CAT# K396238
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This beautifully illustrated, therapeutic picture book tells the story of Ava the Elephant. One day the house that Ava lives in falls down. Ava is a very determined elephant and sets out in search of a new home. She tries many different houses on her journey but none seem quite right; none seem stable or safe enough to her.
This story book has been written to support key adults in helping traumatised children to find a way to trust again. The story encourages children to identify with some of Ava’s experience and to explore the feelings she experiences . The book helps promote discussion and reflection; and aims to reassure children that it is possible to find a ‘house that won’t fall down’.
The resource ‘Re-building Trust with Traumatised Children’ has been written to accompany the picture book, providing information, guidance and ideas for anyone supporting a traumatised child, in school or at home.
Storybook: The House that Wouldn’t Fall Down