Meesha Makes Friends: A Big Bright Feelings Book - Big Bright Feelings (Paperback)
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Meesha Makes Friends: A Big Bright Feelings Book - Big Bright Feelings (Paperback)

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Paperback 32 Pages / Published: 09/07/2020
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Meesha struggles to connect with other children but, as the latest book in Percival’s glorious Big Bright Feelings series shows, there is always a way to overcome obstacles. 

Meesha loves making things ... but there's one thing she finds difficult to make - friends. She doesn't know quite what to do, what to say or when to say it, and she struggles reading and responding to social cues. But one day she discovers that she has a special talent that will help her to navigate challenging social situations and help her to make friends.

A warm and affectionate look at the joys and difficulties of making and keeping friends, relating to others, and finding your place in the world. Wonderfully empowering and emotionally resonant, Tom Percival's Big Bright Feelings series is the perfect springboard for conversations about mental and emotional health, positive self-image, building self-confidence and managing feelings. Every child's bookshelf should contain his books.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781526612953
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 208 g
Dimensions: 300 x 237 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'An absolute darling of a book. Its portrayal of children who find it hard to communicate, or have specific interests that are puzzling to others, is kind, sensitive and warming. So many books assume that young children are gregarious and find socialising easy whereas many, just like Meesha, find it baffling and confusing... a must for every classroom and a favourite for quieter children everywhere' - Caryl Hart, Discover Children's Books

'A sweet and uplifting story that celebrates diversity ... and inspires children to dare to be different and have the courage to stand out' - BookTrust on Perfectly Norman

'A joyous, original paean to individuality' - Guardian on Perfectly Norman

'If you need a book that tackles overcoming fears and finding your own rightful place in this world, then this is it' - PictureBooksBlogger on Ravi's Roar

'If your child has a worry - and all children do have worries - this is the ideal book to encourage them to talk about it' - Parents in Touch on Ruby's Worry

'This beautifully illustrated book offers a creative way to explore how unaddressed anger can build up and the impact this can have on relationships and social dynamics.' - Empathylab on Ravi's Roar

Another fantastic and heart-warming 'Big Bright Feelings' picture book from the storyteller extraordinaire, Tom Percival! ... Beautifully written with striking illustrations that reinforce the story throughout, I am constantly amazed by everything Percival delivers' - NetGalley user

'Another beautiful addition to Tom Percival's wonderful collection of stories centring around themes of emotions and mental health for children. Meesha Makes Friends is a heartwarming story about stepping out of your comfort zone and the magic of creativity' - NetGalley user

'A wonderful story full of heart and hope, brilliant for those formative years in school where learning to share and make friends is the whole world' - NetGalley user

'A book I'll keep returning to over and over again for the beautiful, gentle story and stunning illustrations' - NetGalley user

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“Gorgeous!”

Another super picture book in the Big Bright Feelings series. I have loved all of Tom Percival's books because of their beautiful illustrations, BAME representation and the way they deal with universal childhood... More

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“Wonderful”

Meesha Makes Friends is a story about a girl who is brilliant at making pictures and crafts, but struggles to make friends. Instead, she creates her own friends out of craft materials, but they can't play catch... More

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“A heart-warming friendship story”

Meesha Makes Friends is a heart-warming picture book aimed at any child who might be finding it tricky to make friends or a child who might just be the one that can reach out to someone in need of a friend.

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