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On the News

Written by Jillian Roberts
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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On the News gently introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. In age-appropriate language and tone, Dr. Roberts explains what tragedy is, the feelings it may create and how to manage those feelings. She also emphasizes the good that can come out of tragedy, looking at how people help one another in caring, compassionate and heroic ways.The book’s question-and-answer format will help parents have a meaningful conversation about these difficult topics with their children and equip them to better handle questions that arise when children are exposed to the news. The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural,social and environmental issues they may encounter outside the comfort of their homes, in a way that is straightforward and accessible.

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Who Wrote On the News

Jillian Roberts

Dr. Jillian Roberts is a renowned child psychologist, author, professor and parent. Considered a go-to expert for journalists, her work has appeared in the New York Times and Toronto Sun, and she is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Global News. Her bestselling series of children’s books, the Just Enough series, was released in 2016 to international acclaim. In early 2017 Dr. Roberts co-founded FamilySparks to offer families a supportive, resource-rich community to help them navigate our increasingly complicated world. For more information, visit

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Publication Date:
September 4, 2018