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Perfect Petunias

Written by Lynn Jenkins & illustrated by Kirrili Lonergan
Published by Exisle Publishing
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Perfect Petunias is a book especially for those little people who find it hard to make mistakes, designed to ’shape’ perfectionistic tendencies towards being a little more self-accepting and flexible. Loppy LAC is very worried about not doing his homework well enough. He is always focusing on what he hasn’t done rather then what he has, and he becomes very frustrated. So, his friend Curly teaches him about how petunias grow - in lots of different, imperfect directions that we can’t control! Loppy learns that by trying to control whether he makes mistakes or not it’s as if he’s always trying to grow ‘perfect’ petunias. Sometimes he just needs to accept that things go a certain way and to change his definition of ‘perfect’ to mean trying his absolute best. Perfect Petunias is the third book in the ‘Lessons of a LAC’ series. This gorgeous series, by an author and illustrator who are passionate about giving children ways to think about and manage common emotional difficulties, is a valuable resource for every child to help guide their emotional development.

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Who Wrote Perfect Petunias

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Lynn Jenkins

Lynn Jenkins is a clinical psychologist, author and mother of three. Lynn is passionate about early intervention in the social and emotional development of children, and has written picture books on the topics of anxiety and worry (Lessons of a LAC and Brave, and Perfect Petunias), a picutre book on midfulness called Ollie’s Treasures, as well as two non-fiction titles for adults, Best Start and School Start.

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Who Illustrated Perfect Petunias

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Kirrili Lonergan
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Kirrili is a picture book illustrator and art therapist residing in Newcastle NSW. She has developed a passion for using her artistic skills to help promote emotional wellbeing in children after many years working as a paediatric nurse. She provides regular sessions in group art therapy and illustration and anxiety management ‘Lessons of a LAC’ sessions with co-creator Lynn Jenkins at various schools, child care centres and conferences. Her favourite day is spent drawing, listening to music and the smell of a candle burning!

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781925335583
Publication Date:
July 3, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1925335585

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