That's Not the Plan

Learn to handle challenges and emotions

Standard book

Softcover - $19.95

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the book

This story helps you and your child build resilience with practical language, ideas, and strategies from child development experts.

Key points

Role-modelling resilient behaviours shows kids what to do in difficult times.
Problem-solving and perseverance are learnt through play.
Child-led free-play in nature releases ‘happy hormones’ for a healthy brain.
Resiliency is built on a foundation of strong emotional connections with primary caregivers.
Ages 2 - 7

For the child

Help your child learn resilience strategies, adapt to change, and work through big feelings with this camping adventure.

The story follows the main character, Perry, who is helped by his best friend and family to overcome the challenges of uncertainty, frustration, anxiety and fear.

For the grown-ups

Make your tricky job of parenting a whole lot easier with expert advice at the back of the book to help you raise a resilient child.

and specifications

  • Availability

    • Across Australia and New Zealand.
    • Standard and express delivery options.
    • Ebooks avaliable worldwide.
  • Hardcover (includes free eBook)

    • A super sturdy hardcover with thick, child-friendly pages.
  • Softcover

    • A tough, matt laminated softcover with thick, child-friendly pages.
  • eBook

    • A digital download in ePub format, compatible with Mac, PC, smartphones and tablets.
  • Hi, I’m Perry!Let’s start our story.

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