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About Veronica Stanley-Hooper
Veronica Stanley-Hooper has a BS in Elementary education and over 30 years experience in teaching and curriculum design. She strongly believes in positive parenting, developing emotional intelligence, and hands-on learning for all children. You can find all of her curriculum, books, and artwork at www.veronica-stanley-hooper.com.
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This fun-loving book about the power of play is written and illustrated with the hearts of all children in mind. A child walks the reader through a typical day and explains the importance of play from a child's perspective. She explains that playing is "kid's work" and creates the basis for positive self image and emotional awareness through kid-friendly dialogue and illustrations.
This book is sure to be a favorite for your child as it will serve as a basis for the answer to the dreaded statement, "I'm bored." Parents can open this book and reveal a world of choices for their children as an answer, and spark imagination to explore new ideas.
The author and illustrator, Veronica Stanley-Hooper, has 30+ years in education with a focus on hands-on learning experiences. She knows the importance of play for the growth and development of healthy, intelligent children. Emotional intelligence is also critically important for success in life. Hooper skillfully developed this story to both captivate, communicate, and spark a child's imagination.
This book is sure to become a family favorite!
The narrator leads the reader through a day at Adventure Zone. The children meet new friends and work with leaders through various therapies to develop the skills they need to be successful in their everyday lives. This book is designed as a friendly and informative resource to understand various pediatric therapies for children and parents. Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Social Therapy, and Physical Therapy are featured in this book.
The colorful and friendly illustrations paired with the educational narrative makes this book perfect for your family library, classroom, or therapy office.
What People Are Saying
- "I love the fact that the book shows what happens from the moment the child walks in the door until they leave. It showed my kiddos that a therapy place is not anything to be scared of." ~ Courtney M., Mother of child participating in Occupational Therapy
- "This book addresses many of the concerns that children have entering a new setting, especially when the have a physical or cognitive deficit. It explains in layman's terms very important therapy jargon that children need to understand to reduce stress. Many children starting therapy can be extremely intimidated or scared, this book can reduce their anxiety. The illustrations are clear and beautifully align with the text." ~ Hillary S., Physical Therapist
- "I can't wait to use this book in my kindergarten classroom. It will help their classmates understand why and what children do when they leave our classroom to attend therapy. It is also a helpful book for parents and children to read together before attending therapy so they can understand where they are going and why!" ~ Kimberly C., Kindergarten teacher and mother of an autistic child
- "Very informative book. Presented with detailed descriptions, yet, easy verbiage with wonderful pictures that help both children and adult audiences understand the various people and therapies out there. Thank you for taking the time to make this book. It will help many kids and their families, who are new to therapies, prepare for what to expect." ~ Allyson, Mother of child receiving Speech, OT, and APE therapies