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Chicken Little, Come Out! the Sky Is Not Falling!: Helping Children Express and Cope with Their Anxiety (Learn to Read, Mental Health for Kids)

Chicken Little, Come Out! the Sky Is Not Falling!: Helping Children Express and Cope with Their Anxiety (Learn to Read, Mental Health for Kids)

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Chicken Little's Coping Skills for Kids (Ages 4-7)

This new take on the classic folktale is designed to help children identify and normalize their worries, fears, and anxieties. With the help of some farm animals for kids, Chicken Little, Come Out! The Sky Is Not Falling! fosters mental health awareness and provides strategies for improved coping.

Featuring a fun-filled barn, fluffy farm animals, and coping skills for kids. There's a barn full of Chicken Little characters, but they don't want to come out. It's scary out there and they fear the sky is falling! But, with a lot of teamwork and a little help from Chicken Little, together they can calm their fears and phobias. All they need are the right behavioral stress reduction tools!

A colorful animal story about mental health for kids. Chicken Little is confronting common fears and helping children with anxiety in a charming and new way. Using beautifully illustrated, relatable farm animals from the Chicken Little story, Psychiatric Social Worker, Dr. Winchester-Vega offers ways to manage and normalize children's mental health and foster conversation and understanding.

Inside, find:

  • Coping skills for kids
  • Strategies for reducing anxiety in children
  • Two bonus resources for parents, educators, and caregivers helping children with anxiety

If you enjoyed books like What to Do When You Worry Too Much, Wilma Jean the Worry Machine, or Wemberly Worried, then you and your child will love Chicken Little, Come Out! The Sky is Not Falling!

Author: Michele Winchester Vega, Sharen Casazza, Katie Helpley
Publisher: Mango
Published: 08/25/2020
Pages: 64
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 10.10h x 7.00w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781642503487
Audience: Ages 4-8

About the Author

Michele Winchester Vega, D.S.W., LCSW-R, ACSW, is a psychiatric social worker trained at Columbia University and Yeshiva University. She has worked in clinical practice for over 35 years and has taught at Yeshiva University, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Orange County College and Marist College in the areas of psychology, sociology, and social work. Dr. Winchester Vega is the owner of a very successful practice in the Hudson Valley that employs over 30 mental health professionals. She has received accolades for her professional work and commitment to philanthropy. She is the author of many publications including a self published children's book she co-authored with her daughter titled, Are You My Sister?

Dr. Sharen Casazza M.D. is a pediatrician trained at the University Of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She returned to her hometown to practice and is the founder of Washingtonville Pediatrics in Washingtonville, New York. Now retired, she spent many years counseling parents and children, helping them navigate through life.

Katie Helpley, LMFT, RPT, is a marriage and family therapist and registered play therapist who has worked in the mental health field for over thirteen years. Her work has involved numerous years with foster children and their families. She currently works in a large private practice mental health practice treating individuals, families and children.

Corinne Varavides, LCSW, SBL-SDL, is a Certified School Social Worker, trained at Columbia University of NY. She has an advanced certification in Educational Administration from Long Island University. She has worked in early childhood education for many years and has volunteered her time and efforts in a number of child centered activities and organizations.

Dorian Skelton is an award-winning artist living in the Hudson Valley. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Scholastic Arts and Writing Gold Key award for her self portrait. That same year, she was accepted into the Garrison Art Institute Art Mentoring program and studied under Samantha Beste ( Dori has also studied under artist Sam Papantoniou (http: // Dori is a freshman at John Jay High School in Wappingers Falls, NY. https: //

Elle Svoboda is an artist who lives in the Hudson Valley. She has been painting since she was in elementary school and she specializes in animal portraits. Elle has also worked in clay and photography. Her eye for detail and precision allows her to create incredible miniature paintings on the smallest canvases including smooth stones, eggs and other interesting surfaces. Elle studied under artist Sam Papantoniou and has participated in the Feel the Art Effect summer program in Poughkeepsie, NY. Elle is a Junior at Somers High School in Somers, NY. https: //

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