Little Bear is a worrier. He worries about everything! But with Mama Bear’s help, he soon learns his worries are not so big after all. Through this engaging story children will learn that everyday worries and fears can be overcome. Discussion questions and extra hints to help children manage anxiety are included.
Jayneen Sanders (also known as Jay Dale)
Jay (Jayneen) Sanders is an experienced primary school teacher, editor, author and publisher.
She started her teaching career in the 1980s as a primary school teacher in rural Queensland. In her second year she was asked to lecturer to beginning teachers on creativity in teaching practice.
In 1984, Jay moved to Victoria and taught at a number of inner -city schools.
In 1985, Jay had a change of career and became an educational editor for Longman Cheshire; and in 1989, she was employed by Macmillan as commissioning editor in the Primary division.
Jay and her partner, Mark Sanders, moved to Japan in the early 90s and worked as English teachers for over three and a half years.
On returning to Australia in 1994, Jay and Mark established their own business, UpLoad Publishing (with the imprint Educate2Empower Publishing). Since that time, Jay has authored/packaged numerous titles for the educational publishing industry. She was one of three authors who wrote the overall structure for Nelson Maths for Victoria, (shortlisted for Australian Publishing Association Primary Textbook Series 2004) Nelson Maths and Nelson Maths for Victoria VELS edition (winner of Australian Publishing Association Primary Textbook series 2008). Jay was one of three authors who created the Nelson Numeracy Assessment Kit (winner of Australian Publishing Association Primary Teaching and Learning Package 2005 and the joint overall winner of Australian Publishing Association Educational Title of the Year 2005).
Jay is an accomplished children’s book author, writing a number of titles for Nelson’s literacy series PM Plus and Flying Colours. She has also written a number of children’s books including titles in Oxford’s humorous fiction series ZigZags, Funtastic’s series Totally Kidz, Macmillan’s non-fiction series Deadly and Incredible, and a children’s picture book series for Penguin.
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You Me and Empathy
Soft cover (Picture book)