Today's children are stressed-they need coping tools that are fun, informative and memorable. Cool Cats, Calm Kids is a practical, humorous guide to relaxation and stress management for children ages 7-12. Cats-with their nine lives -have learned nine secrets for keeping cool and calm, including #1: Take Catnaps ( Learning to Relax ); #3: Hiss...Puff Up! ( Stand up for yourself! ); and #9: Hang in There ( If at first you don't succeed, try, try again... ). In Cool Cats, Calm Kids cats are teachers, sharing their own techniques for relaxation and assertiveness. Includes an Adult Purr-spective section for parents, teachers, counselors.
Mary Williams (Author) Mary Williams, BS, MN is a prominent therapist and educator is the areas of parenting stress management, dysfunctional family systems, and couples communication. She is in private practice at the Child and Family Counseling Center in Colorado, and has held faculty positions at Seattle University, University of Colorado and Colorado Mountain College. Cool Cats, Calm Kids is her fifth book. Dianne O'Quinn Burke (Author) Dianne O Quinn Burke graduated from St.Martin School of Art. She has twenty years experience as a freelance artist and has illustrated dozens of published books. She currently resides in California with her husband, who is also an artist, and her cat.