A beautifully illustrated book that covers the essential life skills that kids need to know
Discover how you can become the awesome person you want to be with this guide to essential life skills for kids. This life book tackles the difficulties that kids face and helps prepare them for whatever the future may hold. Inside the pages of your essential life skills book, you’ll discover:
• Life skills education is an important topic, especially for children, as highlighted by the World Health Organization (WHO) • Beautiful illustrations accompanied by stunning photography help to engage readers to digest complex topics like understanding body language and decision making • Topics that drill down into all the different aspects of life skills education for 7–9-year-olds, such as communication, solving problems, making decisions, understanding yourself and others, critical thinking skills, and coping in difficult times • Practical advice on how to think up solutions for difficult problems, how to work with other people as a team, and how to write a feelings diary using mindfulness
An illustrated guide book for kids that includes practical advice and real-life examples that teach problem-solving, how to make good decisions, and excellent communication skills. Kids will learn how to better understand themselves and others, as well as create coping strategies for difficult situations.
Kids can work through engaging activities like making mind maps, thinking about body language, and putting themselves in someone else’s shoes. Developing life skills not only leads to better prospects at school and in a future career, but it also gives young people higher self-esteem to aim for a bright, secure and happy future.
About the Author
Keilly Swift is Managing Editor at award-winning children's newspaper, First News, which has more than two million readers each week. Having worked in children's publishing for nearly 20 years, primarily on educational and factual titles, Keilly hopes that her work will inspire young people to engage with the world around them and make a really positive difference.
Keilly is also the author of another DK book, How to Make a Better World, which published in March 2020, and the rhyming picture book, The Tigon and the Liger, which celebrates diversity and encourages young readers to love the skin they're in. The book was adapted for the stage by Chickenshed Theatre at Easter 2019 and will be performed in New York in May 2020.