Jenny Alexander


How to be Happy

 Everyone gets down in the dumps sometimes – it’s only natural – but this book shows you how to bounce back quicker and develop a happy lifestyle. Plus it’s got quizzes, cartoons, stories and jokes :)

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How to be a Brilliant Writer

Not as in, how to get great SAT results, but as in how to make writing a brilliant part of your everyday life (though actually doing lots of writing for fun means your SAT results will get better all on their own)

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Going Up! The no-worries guide to Secondary School

Worries are a normal part of every new adventure – they’re nature’s way of making you prepare. One way of preparing is by getting information – and all the information you need about going up to secondary school is right here!

The author knows what makes Y6 laugh – the jokes are really good!   Ben Amberley-Smith, 11, quoted in The Teacher

A reassuring read to allay any niggling worries…   Primary Times

Tackles common problems and worries in a positive and reassuring manner that will help to prepare pupils for their now school environment…   Headteacher Update

I think this book is really great(and funny!). I myself am going to secondary school this September and I read this and it helped me…

I review books! (read the whole review here)

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Why does your rabbit rub his chin on things? How can you groom him if he won’t sit still? What if he goes into a sulk? This little book is packed with pics and tips.

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The 7-day Self-esteem Super-booster

Here’s a little test for you. How many of these statements do you think are true? To have high self-esteem you need to

  1. Wear cool clothes
  2. Have loads of friends
  3. Be good-looking
  4. Live in a normal family
  5. Like being yourself
  6. Be sporty
  7. Think you’re better than everyone else

The answer is, only one! You can be poor and still have high self-esteem, you can be plain. You can have two left feet on the football field and seventeen assorted step-sisters. Self-esteem is nothing to do with how you look or what you’ve got – it’s purely a question of how you feel about yourself (yes – the only one that’s true is number 5)

This book has a choice of small tasks to do every day, custom-made to boost your self-esteem.

The tone and style of this book is positive, strong and easy to follow… and the activities are achievable for a wide ability-range. The author clearly understands how children can be helped…   Times Educational Supplement

This book is really helpful and funny…   Teen Titles

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The 7-day Brain-booster

Brains grow strong and happy by having adventures, and strong happy brains handle school work much more easily. Give your brain a little adventure every day with the 7-day Brain-booster.

The brain-booster is perfect for summer, when children and teens may let things slip while school’s out…   Cornwall Today

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The 7-day Stress-buster

School work, SATs, bullying… Global warming, wars, epidemics… Crime waves, tidal waves… Family bust-ups, friendship fall-outs… It can make you feel like you need a holiday!

But you don’t have to have two weeks on the beach in order to get a rest from stress – you can take a mini-break every day with the 7-day Stress-buster!

Packed full of top tips, fun ideas and ways to unwind, it’s a hands-on guide to CHILL…   Kidz

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