Author: Moira Butterfield
Illustrator: Holly Sterling
Number of pages: 24
Have you ever felt lonely because you have no one to play with? Have you felt sad because you feel as though you have no friends? Read about Mateo and Poppy, and what they did when they felt lonely.
This book focuses on loneliness and all the feelings that this common emotion stirs up. The two stories, told from a child's point of view, help children identify and understand their feelings through everyday scenarios. Through questions for the reader, and advice, this books helps guide them and gently teaches them how to manage or overcome loneliness. With fun, engaging illustrations the book reassures young readers, providing them with vocabulary to express and understand their feelings as they grow up and encounter different situations. Supporting text for parents and teachers ensure children get the most from the books.