education books

Continuing coverage of Books in 2019, these are Education Books including Health

Hey Dog! Let’s Talk! 

Education BookA beautifully illustrated education book. It’s a guide to help children understand dogs and communicate with them to stay safe. Parents read it and introduce children to dog training  showing respect for  family dogs. 


“This book is a little masterpiece of concise advice to help all children understand and make friends with the right dogs.” – Professor Peter Neville, Director, Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE)


“Hey Dog! cleverly achieves the rare combination of clear and concise messaging presented around interesting, light-hearted and funny stories. Kids will love reading this book and their adults will too!” – Dr Robert Falconer-Taylor BVetMed, DipCABT, MRCVS, Veterinary Director and Head of Education

What can I do if my child is obese? 6 Key Facts and Helpful Tips

education bookThis education book, by Robert Duffy, shows parents and carers how to deal with child obesity and children’s weight problems.

Childhood obesity is a serious issue, but one that can be helped with a change in attitude and knowledge. It offers expert advice and the latest information, strategies and solutions that can be used to achieve a healthy weight, good eating habits and an active lifestyle.
Family friendly, easy to follow recipes and healthy meal ideas from the book help achive goals.

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The Stress Goblin’s Hat

education bookThis education book is for children age 3-7 created to give them the ability to identify when they are feeling stresses and the tools that they need to deal with it.

• An inviting fairy story helps children understand the effects of stress and how to cope with it.

• A book to be shared between a child and a parent, carer or teacher. Includes helpful notes for adults on how to identify and help children to overcome stress.

•  A fun book children WANT to read and really enjoy.

Oh no! The Stress Goblin’s Hat has escaped, causing mischief wherever he lands. Follow the adventure of the Stress Goblin as he tries to catch his magical hat before it is too late. Can he stop the world’s children from being upset? A heart-warming, funny story to help children open up about their stress with a trusted adult.

Thumbs Up for Ted’s Thumbsie’

Thumbsie® (, designer and manufacturer of fabric thumb and finger guards in the UK, launcheseducation books its education book Thumbs Up for Ted’s Thumbsie’ to help children give up suckingm thumbs.  It is a natural extension to the child friendly product which is a gentle, effective and fun method of giving up thumb sucking.

The hero is determined to give up sucking his thumb before he starts school. The story tells the tale of his efforts and how he  helps other children too.  He transforms from a worried pre-schooler into a confident and thoughtful school pupil, all with the help of a dinosaur Thumbsie® thumb guard.

Thumbs Up for Ted’s Thumbsie’ is available through the Thumbsie® ( website, priced £6.99.

See the Thumbsie® social media channels for more about the book (Facebook: Jo.Thumbsie; Instagram: @jothumbsie; Twitter: @thethumbsie).

To order, email Jo on

The Essential Guide to Children’s Nutrition

education booksThis education book gives valuable information and ideas to keep food interesting for young children. Nutrition is very important for children, but the most nutritious options are not always the most appealing.

This guide will give parents all the information they need to feed their children healthy, delicious, easy-to-prepare meals that don’t cost a fortune.

Need2Know Books have a selection of ‘healthy’ Essential Guides that can help you along your quest and give the answers needed for better living in 2019.


How To Fight The Blues

These education books show simple practises and changes of habit to help alleviate stress, anxiety and even depression.

Psychotherapist and Mindfulness Teacher, Dr Patrizia Collard teaches that regular meditation and mindfulness practices can make you more relaxed as well as more energised and creative.

Dr David Hamilton has a PHD in Organic Chemistry. He used scientific evidence to prove the real health benefits of kindness and how it can be a powerful antidote to depression.

Both their books, The Little Book of Meditation and The Little Book of Kindness are published now.