Worries Go Away!

Kes Gray

Lee Wildish

2015 Short-listed

The Sheffield Children’s Book Awards

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Hodder Children's Books

9781444900170
32
Synopsis

From the bestselling team behind Mum and Dad Glue and Leave Me Alone comes a comforting and compelling story about worries and self-esteem.

When a little girl feels worried she goes into a world of her own. At first the world is full of cream cakes and cola but soon the worries begin to take hold... Only her family and friends can help.

The gentle rhymes and imaginative illustrations give a difficult subject a wonderfully light touch. A must-have for any child.

Illustrated by the winner of the Red House Children's Book Award 2013 and a New York Times bestselling artist.

Praise for Mum and Dad Glue: 'An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce.' - Kate Skipper, Waterstone's Buyer

In the media
Emotionally charged illustrations match a text that conveys a serious message with humour and sensitivity.

The Bookseller

Praise for Mum and Dad Glue:
"An incredibly powerful book about a boy coming to terms with his parents' divorce: a difficult subject treated with a wonderfully light touch. I'm a huge Lee Wildish fan and think he's definitely a name to watch for the future. I defy you to read this without a lump in your throat."

Kate Skipper, Waterstones Buyer

Lee Wildish's illustrations are lovely. The characters have a rough charm that really draws you in - there are hints of Quentin Blake's ink drawings, but Wildish's style is very much of its own.

Bookbag

A touching tale that resonates with empathy and poignancy.

Junior