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Health and Wellbeing - Books for Children -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Children & Young People / Health & Wellbeing /
Related booklists: Positive Parenting, Mental Health & Young People, Children's Health, Parenting, Health and Wellbeing - Books for Young Adults, Health and Wellbeing, Death, Dying & Grief - Books for Children, Sports - Books for Children and Young Adults, Bedtime: Books for Children, Alcohol and Alcoholism: Books for Children, HIV and AIDS - Books for Children, Bodies: Books for Children, Hospital and Doctors: Books for Children, Wearing Glasses: Books for Children, Dentists and Teeth: Books for Children, Yoga for Children, Dementia: Books for Children and Young Adults, Meditation & Mindfulness: Books for Children & Young Adults,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 18 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book I Am Love: A Book of Compassion by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
    I Am Love: A Book of Compassion - by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

    £10.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781419737268 | ISBN 10: 1419737260

    The instant New York Times bestseller!   Susan Verde and Peter H. Reynolds continue their collaboration with the fourth book in their bestselling wellness series. A celebration of love in all its forms, I Am Love asks readers to look inward wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy by Mariam Gates, illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder
    Breathe with Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy - by Mariam Gates, illustrated by Sarah Jane Hinder

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781683640301 | ISBN 10: 1683640306

    Breathe with Me guides young ones ages 4–8 through six exercises to promote body awareness, calm anger, feel stronger in new situations, energize in the morning, and relax at bedtime.   Through visualization and play, this engaging breath-by-br ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Calm Buddha at Bedtime by Dharmachari Nagaraja
    The Calm Buddha at Bedtime - by Dharmachari Nagaraja

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786780805 | ISBN 10: 1786780801

    Tales of Wisdom, Compassion and Mindfulness to Read with Your Child.   Growing up in the modern world, our children have to cope with an ever-increasing amount of stress, which can feel worrying to both them and us. The ancient wisdom of Buddh ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
    I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness - by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419727016 | ISBN 10: 141972701x

    When the world feels chaotic, find peace within through an accessible mindfulness practice from the bestselling picture-book dream team that brought us I Am Yoga.  Express emotions through direct speech. Find empathy through imagination. Connect ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jim
    Jim's Lion - by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Alexis Deacon

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406360714 | ISBN 10: 1406360716

    Russell Hoban's moving, unflinching tale of a boy who finds bravery during illness is dramatically reimagined in graphic-novel format with new art by Alexis Deacon.  From the incomparable Russell Hoban comes a moving, unflinching tale of a boy who ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colour Thief: A Family
    The Colour Thief: A Family's Story of Depression - by Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters, illustrated by Karin Littlewood

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780750280532 | ISBN 10: 0750280530

    Their life was full of colour until one day a thief came and took it away. This is a story of despair and hope for families who are touched by the devastating effects of depression. "This book brings freshness and vibrancy into a world often portr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Body is Brilliant: Body Respect for Children by Sigrun Danielsdottir, illustrated by Bjork Bjarkdottir
    Your Body is Brilliant: Body Respect for Children - by Sigrun Danielsdottir, illustrated by Bjork Bjarkdottir

    £10.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848192218 | ISBN 10: 1848192215

    *Silver medal winner in the 'Self-Esteem' category of the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015*   Bodies do all sorts of amazing things, like move around, grow bigger and heal themselves. Bodies also come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dinosaur Friends: Emmy
    Dinosaur Friends: Emmy's Eczema - by Jack Hughes

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780750278027 | ISBN 10: 0750278021

    Follow the adventures of the loveable dinosaur, Rex, and his friends, Dachy, Steggie and Emmy.  Emmy has eczema. She knows she shouldn't scratch. But sometimes she's so itchy, she just can't help it. One day, she scratches so much she makes h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grandma by Jessica Shepherd
    Grandma - by Jessica Shepherd

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846435973 | ISBN 10: 1846435978

    Oscar loves Grandma, and their time together is always lots of fun. As she becomes less able to look after herself, she has to go into a care home.   More and more children are encountering dementia and it's effects on their families. This to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) by Eline Snel
    Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) - by Eline Snel

    £11.99   book with CD   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781611800586 | ISBN 10: 1611800587

    This introduction to mindfulness meditation for children and their parents includes practices that can help children calm down, become more focused, fall asleep more easily, alleviate worry, manage anger, and generally become more patient and aware. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles by Thich Nhat Hanh
    A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles - by Thich Nhat Hanh

    £11.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781937006211 | ISBN 10: 1937006212

    A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community's practice with children. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frog
    Frog's Breathtaking Speech - by Michael Chissick, illustrated by Sarah Peacock

    £12.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848190917 | ISBN 10: 1848190913

    Frog is very worried as he has an important speech to make at his school assembly. The speech is about breathing and he doesn't know a thing about it! He asks his friends for help and they teach him all about the lion breath, the crocodile breath, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Six Healing Sounds with Lisa and Ted: Qigong for Children by Lisa Spillane
    Six Healing Sounds with Lisa and Ted: Qigong for Children - by Lisa Spillane

    £8.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848190511 | ISBN 10: 1848190514

    Join in with Lisa and Ted as they show you how healing sounds can make you feel bright and happy inside.  Six Healing Sounds with Lisa and Ted teaches young children how to transform negative feelings into positive ones by using simple brea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying by Joyce C. Mills, PhD, illustrated by Cary Pillo
    Gentle Willow: A Story for Children about Dying - by Joyce C. Mills, PhD, illustrated by Cary Pillo

    £10.50   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781591470724 | ISBN 10: 1591470722

    Written for children who may not survive their illness or for the children who know them, the second edition of this tender and touching tale helps address feelings of disbelief, anger, and sadness, along with love and compassion. ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Games for Self-Esteem by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnett
    101 Games for Self-Esteem - by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnett

    £18.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781855033511 | ISBN 10: 1855033518

    This practical book provides a comprehensive collection of innovative games that are essential for any teacher interested in unlocking the full potential of children by promoting their self-esteem. This is vital, as a positive self-image leads to mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stick up for Yourself! Every Kid
    Stick up for Yourself! Every Kid's Guide to Personal Power and Self-Esteem - by Gershen Kaufman, Ph.D., Lev Raphael, Ph.D., and Pamela Espeland

    £11.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781575420684 | ISBN 10: 1575420686

    First published in 1990, this perennial best-seller has helped countless children build self-esteem and assertiveness skills. Newly revised and updated, its the ultimate resource for any kid whos ever been picked on at school, bossed around, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sasha and the Wiggly Tooth by Rhea Tregebov
    Sasha and the Wiggly Tooth - by Rhea Tregebov

    £2.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780929005508 | ISBN 10: 0929005503

    Sasha is the last of all of his friends to still have his baby teeth. So when one tooth becomes wiggly, he is excited, curious and also a little bit worried. After politely dismissing all efforts to help the tooth fall out, Sasha is astounded when he ... more

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  • Cover image of book What About Me? When Brothers and Sisters Get Sick by Allan Peterkin, MD, illustrated by Frances Middendorf
    What About Me? When Brothers and Sisters Get Sick - by Allan Peterkin, MD, illustrated by Frances Middendorf

    £10.50   paperback   (1992) - ISBN 13: 9780945354499 | ISBN 10: 0945354495

    What about me? This question, usually unspoken, lies at the heart of this poignant story, as a young girl attempts to cope with her brother's being ill.   Beautifully written and illustrated, this story deals with the many complicated fee ... more

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