Sometimes Sophie worries - especially at night when everything is calm and quiet. Her family all try to help, but somehow they just make it worse. Until her mother thinks of a new approach…that just might involve an elephant or two!
But wait, don’t think about purple elephants, whatever you do! Whimsical and humorous, this little girl’s story of finding a way to ease her worry resonates with children and parents everywhere. Don’t Think About Purple Elephants is an excellent resource for social and emotional learning for parents and teachers.
This book has interesting illustrations, some may be a bit strange or scary (there is a cover of a book with monsters on it. It deals with mental health issues like anxiety.
Gwynneth is an illustrator whose work can make people laugh and cry. She portrays joy, suspense and thought, drawing on memories of childhood play and introspection. She has an ability to develop ideas into drawings of interest and perspective that add their own story to text in her books. Gwynneth often draws live for kids at events and loves it!