Subtitle Alice the Aspiesaurus
Description Description The story of Alice the Aspiesaurus draws on the author’s personal experiences to give children a positive message about autism.
An autistic dinosaur called Alice is finding it hard to make friends at her school, and we learn about some of the difficulties that Alice has, such as finding busy places scary, but also about some of the positives of having autism, like having a good memory. Along the way, Alice meets an older Aspiesaurus called Alvin, who helps her to see her differences as a good thing. Alice then has the confidence to befriend the other dinosaurs and use her amazing brain to help them.
Different is Good will appeal to all children with its relevant message, easy to read story, and fun, colourful illustrations of dinosaurs. Children who have autism themselves can greatly benefit from this book, which explains why they may feel different, and reassures them that differences are a good thing.