Poop and Monkeys

by David Richards LCSW & Megan Gutilla MA PPS Illustrated by Aaron Smith

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/27/2024

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9798765252314
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9798765252307

About the Book

T his is a fun and thrilling story about Owen's first trip to the zoo. This story can also help children to manage expectations, communicate emotions and avoid violent exchanges.

About the Author

David Richards LCSW has been a licensed therapist who has worked with families and children exposed to abuse and violence for over twenty years. Poop and Monkeys! is fun to read, all the while offering parents and children the opportunity to explore feelings of excitement, disappointment, frustration, anger, choices, and actions. Edie Savage-Weeks, LMFT, Transformation Life Coach, and author of Heal Your Anxiety Now! Five-Minute Tools for Moving Beyond Surviving Into Thriving “As a frequent visitor to the monkey cage at the Bronx Zoo, I can attest that the orangutans there have carefully studied Dave’s book! Dave has created, with charming graphics, an important short metaphor for essential social and emotional learning for young children--expect the unexpected and use your slow brain to regulate and manage strong emotions. What fun!” Barry Sommer, Educational Psychologist and Psychotherapist