Recommended Reading

Top reads for children and young people

Almond.D (2009) The Savage. Walker Books Ltd. London.

Angelou.M (1978) Life Doesn’t Frighten Me. Stewart, Tabori & Chang. New York.

Bang.M (1999) When Sophie Gets Angry – Really, Really Angry… Scholastic Inc.

Bhreathnach.E (2006) The Scared Gang. Alder Tree Press. Northern Ireland.

Browne.A (1997) Willy The Dreamer. Walker Books Ltd. London.

Bush.J & Spottswood.R (2005) The Bean Seed. Adoption Conversations. Vermont. jbush@together.net

Cave.K (1994) Something Else. Puffin Books. Penguin Group.

Dunn Buron.K (2006) When My Worries Get Too Big! A relaxation book for children who live with anxiety. Autism Asperger Publishing Company. Kansas.

Fairbairn.K (2011) The Making of U. After Adoption. Manchester.

Gravett’s.E (2007,2008) Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears. Macmillan Children’s Books. London.

Ironside.V (1996) The Huge Bag of Worries. Hodder Children’s Books. Australia.

Karst.P (2000) The Invisible String. De Vorss and Company. California

Morgan.N (2005) Blame My Brain. The amazing teenage brain revealed. Walker Books Ltd. London.

Sunderland.M (2000) A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind. Winslow Press Limited. UK.

Sunderland.M (2003) The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back. Speechmark Publishing Ltd. UK.

Sunderland.N (2000) The Frog who Longed for the Moon to Smile. Winslow Press Limited. UK.

Tan.S (2001) The Red Tree. Lothian Books. Thomas C. Lothian Pty Ltd. South Melbourne

Tan.S (2000) The Lost Thing. Lothian Books. Havhette Australia Pty Limited. Sydney.

Thomas.F (1998) Supposing… Bloomsbury Publishing plc. London.

Verdick.E & Lisovskis.M (2003) How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger. Free Spirit Publishing Inc. Minneapolis.

Williams.M (1992) The Velveteen Rabbit. Egmont Books Limited. London.

Recommended reading for staff

Batmanghelidjh.C and Kids Company (2013) Mind The Child. Penguin Books. The Penguin Group. London.

Batmanghelidjh.C (2006) Shattered Lives, Children who live with courage and dignity. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.

Bebbington.E (2011) Go Away, People! Encounters in daily living with looked after and adopted children and young people with attachment issues. Post Adoption Central Support (PACS) Scotland. renaphillips@hotmail.com

Bennathan.M and Boxall.M The Boxall Profile. A guide to effective intervention in the education of pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The Nurture Group Network Ltd. Wigan. orders@nurturegroups.org

Bomber.L.M (2007) Inside I’m Hurting. Practical strategies for supporting children with attachment difficulties in schools. Worth Publishing Ltd. London.

Bomber.L.M (2011) What about me? Inclusive strategies to support pupils with attachment difficulties make it through the school day. Worth Publishing Ltd. London.

Bomber.L.M & Hughes. D (2013) Settling troubled pupils to Learn: Why Relationships Matter in School. Worth Publishing Ltd. London.

Donovan.S (2013) No Matter What. An adoptive family’s story of hope, love and healing. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.

Forbes.H & Post.B (2006) Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control. A love-based approach to helping children with severe behaviours. Beyond Consequences Institute, LLC, Orlando.

Geddes.H (2006) Attachment in the Classroom. The links between childrens early experience, emotional well-being and performance in school. Worth Publishing Ltd. London.

Gerhardt.S (2004) Why Love Matters. How affection shapes a baby’s brain. Brunner-Routledge. East Sussex.

Golding.K et al (2013) Observing Children with Attachment Difficulties in Preschool Settings. A tool for identifying and supporting emotional and social difficulties. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.

Golding.K et al (2013) Observing Children with Attachment Difficulties in School. A tool for identifying and supporting emotional and social difficulties in children aged 5 – 11. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.

Golding.K & Hughes.D (2012) Creating Loving Attachments. Parenting with PACE to nurture confidence and security in the troubled child. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.

Greenhalgh.P (1994) Emotional Growth and Learning. Routledge. London.

Howe.D (2011) Attachment across the Lifecourse. A Brief Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan. UK.

Hughes.D & Baylin.J (2012) Brain Based Parenting. The neuroscience of caregiving for healthy attachment. W.W. Norton & Company. New York.

Mosley.J & Grogan.R (2009) The Big Book of Calmers. Positive Press. Wiltshire.

Music.G (2011) Nurturing Natures. Attachment and children’s emotional, sociocultural and brain development. PsychologyPress. East Sussex.

Perry.B & Szalavitz.M (2010) Born For Love. Harper Collins Publishers. New York.

Perry et al (2009) Teenagers and Attachment. Helping adolescents engage with life and learning. Worth Publishing Ltd. London.

Plummer.DM (2010) Helping Children to cope with Change, Stress and Anxiety. A photocopiable activities book. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.

Read.V (2010) Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings. Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years. Routledge. Oxon.

Siegel.D & Bryson.T (2011) The Whole Brain Child. 12 Proven strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind. Constable & Robinson Ltd. London.

Sunderland.M (2008) Draw On Your Relationships. Speechmark Publishing Ltd. Milton Keynes.

Sunderland.M (2006) The Science of Parenting. Practical guidance on sleep, crying, play and building emotional wellbeing for life. Doring Kindersley. Penguin Company. London.

Taransaud.D (2011) You Think I’m Evil. Worth Publishing Ltd. London.

Taylor.C (2010) A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London.