I know a lot of people read vicariously as a kid, but not me. I was more inclined to ride my bike and go on little adventures around my suburb, venturing all the way to the railway line so I could watch the trains rattle past. So when I did pick up a book, it … Continue reading My top 5 favourite books I loved as a kid
Even though I include the topic of self confidence in the flyer for my school talks, I don’t mention it anywhere in the actual presentation. I’ve come to realise self confidence is an illusion. We’re led to believe that self confidence is some ‘thing’ that we’re all meant to have and if we don’t then … Continue reading The illusion of self confidence.
In the age old tradition of authors reading their books for YouTube, I thought I'd get in on the act. But I've done it my way!! Check it out. Play School here I come! https://youtu.be/RYccMZ-47Rk IT’S OK TO FEEL THE WAY YOU DO. COST $15 AUD AVAILABLE AT ALL GOOD BOOKSTORES THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA. AUSTRALIAN … Continue reading Watch me read my new kids book.(Includes spoilers and dancing like a chicken)
Review Blog Nov 29 2017 It's OK to feel the way you do by Josh Langley Big Sky Publishing, 2017. ISBN 9781925520965 (Age: 4+) Highly recommended. It's OK to feel the way you do is all about expressing emotions and feelings. It is a beautifully illustrated picture book, covering feelings such as anger, sadness and happiness. Each … Continue reading Readplus Review of OK to Feel The Way You Do
IT'S OK TO FEEL THE WAY YOU DO, OTHERWISE YOU WOULDN'T BE YOU! by Josh Langley ($14.99) A fun a quirky book to help kids understand and accept their feelings. Happy feelings, sad feelings, angry feelings, lonely feelings and anxious feelings can all be overwhelming and it is important to have ideas on how to … Continue reading Review By Need2Read Bookstore
"Langley's little books with BIG messages of self-help and self-esteem are a house favourite here. Neither overtly moralistic nor sermonic, they present beautiful messages of love, understanding and hope, accompanied with novel, cartoon-esque illustrations. This one encourages kids to acknowledge their self-worth and stick by themselves, 100% of the time. It explores feelings, emotions that … Continue reading 5 Star review on Goodreads
Josh Langley on exploring mental health in children’s books 9 OCT 2017 In recognition of Mental Health Week (8 October to 14 October), we chat to Josh Langley, an Australian author/illustrator who has written two picture books that can open up discussions with young kids about taking care of their mental health. It’s OK to … Continue reading Interview with Readings