With humour and a distinctive sense of play, the Funny Feelings series presents four moving and compelling stories.
THE TURTLE WHO LOST HER SHELL
Sometimes it feels safer to retreat from life’s troubles. But hiding away can cause its own problems.
Faced with the confusion of unspoken tensions and swirling emotions, a little girl, ‘Me’, seeks refuge from the undercurrents of parental disharmony. Retreating from the world, she soon discovers that her protection is actually a prison. So she chooses instead to grasp life and experience the joy of learning to ride the waves of emotion.
Suits 7-13 years. Discussion starter: The Turtle Who Lost Her Shell storybook is ideal as a starting point for discussions about building resilience amid family turbulence and overwhelming emotions.
Book and DVD set includes discussion guide.
The DVD with narration by the author and discussion guide is available as book and DVD set. Play an excerpt of this story with the video sneak peek opposite.
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