Emotional Resilience Collection

EK Books’ award-winning picture books cover issues that affect us all, with uplifting stories and beautiful images that give children the confidence to thrive in today’s complex world.

For the first time we are exclusively offering schools and libraries curated book packs, containing bonus titles for better value, and supported by free comprehensive teacher notes and activities, linked to the Australian curriculum.

This pack will help young readers build their emotional resilience.



Click here to discover our Teacher’s Notes.

Pack contents:

At the End of Holyrood Lane by Dimity Powell & Nicky Johnston

9781925335767 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

A sensitive and uplifting glimpse into the world of domestic violence and how it can affect young lives.


Tabitha and the Raincloud by Devon Sillett & Melissa Johns

9781925820133 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

An empowering story of resilience and optimism, for anyone who’s ever had a day when nothing seems to go right.


Turning Cartwheels by Amy Adeney & Amy Calautti

9781925820515 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Emma is desperate to join queen bee Carly’s Cartwheel Club. But will being in the club be as much fun as Emma hopes?


Lessons of a LAC by Lynn Jenkins & Kirrili Lonergan

9781925335828 | Paperback | 305 x 230 mm | 32 pp

An essential resource tool, in an engaging picture-book format, to help children manage their worries and anxieties.


Tomorrow Girl by Vikki Conley & Penelope Pratley

9781925820362 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Catch up with a girl called Tomorrow as she meets Yesterday and trips over Today, forcing her whole world to slow down.


Courageous Lucy by Paul Russell & Cara King

9781925820775 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Lucy worries a lot, but just taking one tiny step toward doing something new is all it takes to be courageous.


Go Away, Worry Monster! by Brooke Graham & Robin Tatlow-Lord

9781925820393 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Learn anxiety-reducing techniques with Archie when Worry Monster climbs into his bed the night before starting school.


Through the Gate by Sally Fawcett

9781925335415 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

This acclaimed picture book tells an empowering story of resilience and coping with change.


Tree by Lynn Jenkins & Kirrili Lonergan

9781925820126 | Paperback | 305 x 230 mm | 32 pp

A gentle story of loss to help children learn how to say goodbye, process grief and commemorate a loved one’s life.


The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses by Susanne Gervay & Marjorie Crosby-Fairall

9781925335996 | Hardcover | 215 x 288 mm | 32 pp

Sam’s new glasses make him look like a superhero, but he just wants to look like himself. Will he ever fit in again?


Saying Goodbye to Barkley by Devon Sillett & Nicky Johnston

9781925335965 | Hardcover | 245 x 255 mm | 32 pp

Olivia and her dog are inseparable. But then he dies, leaving her heartbroken. Will she get her happiness back?

Our books are crafted by authors and illustrators whose backgrounds include teaching and psychology. These creators have a knack for unpacking complex issues, making them engaging and memorable for even our youngest readers.

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