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Book review: Little Meerkat’s Big Panic – A story about learning new ways to feel calm

Registered nurse Gosia Brykczyńska reviews Little Meerkat’s Big Panic – A story about learning new ways to feel calm

Little Meerkat’s Big Panic – A story about learning new ways to feel calm

Jane Evans

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

£9.99 | 48pp

ISBN: 9781785927034

This book is written with all the best of intentions; taking up a similar topic as the recent film Inside Out, but from a more clinical perspective.

Written with the objective of facilitating and fostering in a young child control over their emotions and reactions to the world, the book is to be read with or to the child. It is presented in such a way that it encourages reflection and engagement with the issues raised.

I query, however, the level of detail presented to the child and I am not sure of the intended age group of the readership/target audience. There are also a few gritty bits of odd grammar and

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