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Moose the Worry Mutt Goes to Doggie Daycare (Hardcover) (Ph.D. Jaime D. Crowley & Ph.D. Kristen M.
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From Worrier to Warrior with Mighty Moose Moose, a loveable chocolate lab with a penchant for tennis balls, bones, and all things squirrel, is a chronic worrier. On his first day of doggy day care, Moose’s anxiety escalates to the point of panic. The source of his endless worries is Fret the Flea, a familiar foe who perches upon Moose’s shoulder whispering worries into his floppy brown ear. What if Moose can’t run as fast as the other dogs? What if his parents forget to pick him up? Moose soon discovers that worrying is exhausting. His reprieve comes in the form of Mighty Moose, the brave rival to meddlesome Fret. With Mighty Moose helping change his thoughts, Moose returns to doggy day care and learns to face his fears and run with the big dogs.Moose the Worry Mutt Goes to Doggy Day Care is a lighthearted children’s picture book with both popular appeal and therapeutic benefits. The playful characters teach the art of externalizing and modifying worries. Mental health professionals, parents, teachers, and caregivers can use Moose’s experiences to model healthy conversations for managing anxiety and stress, while bright illustrations and lovable characters make this a tale kids are sure to enjoy time and time again.
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Brown Books Pub Group
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Ph.D. Jaime D. Crowley & Ph.D. Kristen M. Ohlenforst
Street Date: September 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4785