A princess named Jacqueline is surrounded by overprotective knights at all times. They want to protect her from danger, but they're not even sure if there is any! When Jacqueline climbs up a beanstalk, she meets a giant who is just as afraid of the unknown. This modern retelling of a classic fairy tale aims to help kids face and live with their fears so they don't miss out on the fun! Includes a "Note to Parents and Caregivers" providing information about managing worries and facing fears. Age range: 4-8.
Susan D. Sweet, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist and mother of two. She has worked in hospital, school, and community-based settings and is passionate about children's mental health and well-being. Susan hopes worries never overshadow anyone's dreams. Brenda S. Miles, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist who has worked in hospital, rehabilitation, and school settings. Brenda has conquered her fear of writing, despite the risk of rejections, revisions, and writer's block. As for her other fears, she's still working on them!