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20 picture books on fear
Add them to your collection of best books for kids. I hate swimming in deep water. Being out of my depth makes my heart race, I feel anxious and unsafe. I am pretty sure my fear of deep water has something to do with that. Fortunately, neither of my children seem to have inherited my fear. Like their father, they love the water and they are both confident swimmers.
I talked to a soon to be fifth grader recently who had one. Pretty scary. Picture books are such a comfort to fears especially if someone comforting is reading them aloud. Like all books, they let us know there are other people who feel the way we do. Who face what we face. Who do just fine.
A friendly bedroom can turn suddenly ominous when the lights go out. If you have a little one who worries about things that go bump in the night, try reading one or two of these reassuring, sweet, and helpful stories to make the dark seem a little less frightening. Georgie is afraid of the night, and Dragon is afraid of the knight. Get it? Clever wordplay aside, this darling story of two friends helping each other overcome their fears is sure to be a new favorite in your house, especially if you have a little one trying to conquer their own fears.
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Fear comes in many shapes and sizes. One of my kids is afraid of the dark while the other is terrified of public speaking, water, dentists, and abandonment, among other things., When I was a kid, there was little my parents could do to help me not be afraid of the dark. An overactive imagination led me to think that all kinds of terrible things were going to happen to me once the lights went out.
I Am So Brave! Toddlers and parents will love the encouraging text and the vintage screen-print-style illustrations. In his signature quirky and colourful style, Todd Parr describes situations that children are often afraid of dogs, getting lost in the grocery store, flying on an aeroplane as well as some more silly ones going shopping for underwear, for example. Scaredy Kate by Jacob Grant. There are many things Kate is afraid of, from a big, grumpy dog to a spooky elevator and 3-eyed monster. All Kinds of Fears by Sheri Safran. All Kinds of Fears addresses a whole range of fears — from fears of things to places and experiences.