Liam Says "Sorry"
Repairing an Encounter Gone Sour
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Liam has a wonderful big brother called Jamie. Liam and Jamie play lots of fun things together, like computer battle games, sword fighting and pillow boffing. Liam's favourite game though is wrestling. One day when they were wrestling, Jamie had Liam pinned on the ground. Liam got frustrated and whacked Jamie on the nose.Making mistakes goes hand in hand with learning. It is a fact of life to which none of us are immune. Yet it is not our mistakes but how we deal with them that truly defines who we are. In Liam Says "Sorry" Liam impulsively whacks his brother on the nose and ruins an otherwise joyful round of wrestling. Wanting desperately to resume the game and win favour with his brother, Liam accepts responsibility for his blunder and apologises. His brother forgives him, and apologises too and the wrestling at last can be resumed. Good job Liam! Vibrant, colourful and lively, this book's positive messages and advice are ideal for young children wanting to understand social situations or how friendships work.
Jane Whelen Banks was born and educated in Canada and now lives in Boston, Massachusetts with her family. She holds a masters degree in Health Studies and Advanced Practice Nursing, and is currently working with homeless mothers and children. She has three children of her own, Morgon, Jamie and Liam, all of whom present with their own set of joys and challenges. The Lovable Liam series was created for her youngest son, to help teach some of the social and verbal skills that so often eluded him.
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