From the award-winning author of All the Ways to Be Smart, comes a warm and whimsical guide to negotiating new experiences and big emotions with empathy, kindness and words from the heart.
WINNER OF THE ABIA CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2023
A CBCA NOTABLE PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023
I'm not brave enough today. Maybe next time.
You're hurting my feelings right now.
Want to join in?
A warm and whimsical guide to negotiating life's little moments and big emotions with empathy, kindness and words from the heart.
From award-winning and much-loved author Davina Bell and exciting new illustrator, Hilary Jean Tapper.
'A soothing story with gentle tips on how to respond with compassion and care when life gets tricky ... The ideal book to gently encourage young readers to open up about their feelings' Sydney Morning Herald
Davina Bell is a children's book editor and a writer for young people of many ages. Her picture books include All the Ways To Be Smart, All of the Factors of Why I Love Tractors, Under the Love Umbrella, What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say and What to Do When You're Not Sure What to Do. Her debut young adult novel, The End of the World is Bigger than Love, won the 2021 CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers and the NSW Premier's Literary Awards' Ethel Turner Prize for Young Adult Fiction. What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say was the winner of the ABIA Children's Picture Book of the Year Award 2023 and a CBCA Notable Picture Book of the Year 2023.
For more information, visit www.davinabell.com