Blooming Child Press

Amy in the Rain

How she overcame her fears

Author: Aurélie Weinstein, Ph.D.
Illustrator: Lilén Alvarado

Children who have experienced fears or worries can relate to this book and the main character Amy. Sweet, loving Amy became scared of rain and thunder after a few bad experiences during the summer. That fear of rain became so intense that she could not control it, leading to much distress. Throughout the pages, you will discover how Amy confronts her fears and takes back control over her life.

This book addresses the challenge of fears and worries that are common for children who experience anxiety and specific phobia. It provides coping strategies that have been shown to be highly effective to reduce the intensity and severity of fears. As parents and educators, you will be given some research generating evidence based tools that you can teach to children to feel more in control of their lives.

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