The Huge Bag of Worries

The Huge Bag of Worries

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By (author) Virginia Ironside, Illustrated by Frank Rodgers

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  • Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm x 5mm | 180g
  • Publication date: 18 November 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0340903171
  • ISBN 13: 9780340903179
  • Illustrations note: Full-colour illlustrations
  • Sales rank: 745

Product description

Wherever Jenny goes, her worries follow her - in a big blue bag. They are there when she goes swimming, when she is watching TV, and even when she is in the lavatory. Jenny decides they will have to go. But who can help her? The Huge Bag of Worries was written by Virginia Ironside, one of Britain's leading agony aunts, and has sold 140k copies to date. 'This book can be read millions of times when you are worried.' - Books for Keeps A compelling picture book which can be used as a spring board into what worries children today.

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Virginia Ironside is best known as one of Britain's leading agony aunts. She started on WOMAN magazine before moving to THE SUNDAY MIRROR and TODAY newspapers. She now writes a weekly column for THE INDEPENDENT. She also appears regularly on radio and television on such programmes as Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour'. Her many books include self-help titles on subjects such as bereavement, as well as the children's spooky adventure series BURLAP HALL. A childhood passion for books, radio and cinema set Frank Rodgers on the road to being a writer and artist. Today, he is the author/illustrator of almost fifty books for children, covering a wide age range from picture books through books for older readers to a novel for teenagers.

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By Yvonne Lee 12 Apr 2011 5

Really love this book - it has fantastic illustrations and is easy to read aloud to kids. Great that it teaches children (and adults too!) that worries are only as serious as we make them out to be. Definitely a book for keeps!