Dear Katie

Katie Thistleton

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Orion Children's Books


'Katie's straightforward, warm wisdom will help young people everywhere!' - Matt Haig

Real answers to real problems! Advice on life's tough stuff from children's TV and radio presenter Katie Thistleton.

Growing up is hard. This book makes it a little bit easier.

Exploring the sometimes challenging issues everyone faces as part of growing up, Katie will answer questions from real kids and teens with real issues. From falling outs with friends to disagreements with family, trouble at school to concerns about mental or physical health, Katie will cover every topic with thoughtful and emotionally sensitive advice that will resonate with readers. With additional guidance from TV and radio doctor Radha Modgil, as well as psychotherapist Sally Angel, this book is full of advice and guidance to help kids through the difficult years of growing up.

"Beautifully fresh and honest. Covers everything from love to leggings." Rae Earl

"This book is as warm, lovely and wise as Katie is." Holly Smale

In the media eminently wise book. Thistleton explains that she has "struggled at times" with her own mental health and discovered "tips and tricks" that help her feel better about herself. This book is an attempt to make the reader feel better, too.

Emily Bearn The Telegraph (online)

Full of smart, warm-hearted advice, Dear Katie offers an honest and thoughtful perspective on the issues that
can affect young people.

The Week Junior

...a great book to have around as your child grows up...

Parents in Touch

Katie's advice seems wise and positive.

Midweek Herald