All Birds Have Anxiety
By Kathy Hoopmann
Published By

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN 9781785921827
Children's Genre Therapeutic Picture Book
Publication Date 09/03/2018
Price 9.99
Binding Hard Cover
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Life as a bird can be stressful! With a light-touch & quizzical depiction of bird behaviour, All Birds Have Anxiety uses colourful images and astute explanations to explore with gentle humour what it means to live with anxiety day-to-day, and how to begin to deal with it.

Author's Bio

Kathy Hoopmann is the best-selling author of All Cats have Asperger Syndrome, All Dogs Have ADHD, Inside Asperger’s Looking Out, and The Asperger Adventure series. She lives in Australia.


“Kathy’s wonderful book is a powerful educational resource for parents and teachers alike.” – Dr Paula Barrett, international author of the Friends Resilience Programs

“Kathy Hoopmann’s books have always put a smile on my face even as they’ve explained complex and sometimes scary issues” – John Elder Robison, New York Times Best-selling author

“An excellent book that will enable adults to discuss anxiety with children and together develop better strategies to cope with this difficult emotion.” – Associate

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  1. Kathy has the extraordinary ability to choose the absolute best photo for the emotion she wishes to highlight. I love her work.

  2. Extremely insightful and helpful. It is also presented in a non-judgmental manner.

  3. Extremely insightful, nonjudgmental, and non- threatening.

  4. Although light-hearted in its presentation, it shows deep understanding and empathy with those afflicted with those suffering with this affliction.

  5. Very helpful book for parents to share with their children

  6. Fabulous book to foster understanding of anxiety. Great to use with children and adults alike. Would be especially useful for sharing in classroom situations.

  7. Beautifully sensitive depiction of the struggles of anxiety and simple suggestions for trying to overcome.

  8. Sometimes, someone, uses simple language and beautiful images to absolutely nail a feeling we all experience at varying rimes and for some it can be overwhelming. Reassuring with helpful suggestions for relief. Colleen Dixon

  9. Such a brilliant idea and execution.

  10. So easy to get lost in this book. My Granddaughter’s reaction. ‘Grandma! That’s me! That’s exactly how I feel!’

  11. A wonderful book for adult to share with their children. Just so important. Clear and simple.
    But in reality, an eye opener for us adults too.
    thank you Colin

  12. Kathy’s book opens up relatable conversations regarding anxiety and feelings connected with anxiety that would otherwise be very difficult for many people to discuss. Any reader who has experienced anxiety immediately feels understood. Such a deep topic written in such a beautifully simple and light-hearted way.

  13. Not to be missed — this is a precious book.

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