Helping a Friend

Alice the Aspiesaurus

Helping a Friend
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Format: Paperback / softback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781787117389
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Join Alice the Aspiesaurus in this new heart-warming picture book that teaches children the value of friendship and helping others. It gives children a positive role model by showing Alice growing in confidence and facing her fear, while also teaching children that not everyone likes to be teased.

Alice the Aspiesaurus thought she was the only dinosaur who found it hard to fit in. But when new dinosaur Caitlin joins her class, Alice discovers that Caitlin is shy, too. What’s more, Caitlin’s birthday is coming up, and the other dinosaurs are teasing her. Unless Alice helps her, Caitlin will have no one to celebrate her birthday with. Now Alice must be brave. With the help of her friends, she arranges a surprise birthday party for Caitlin. And thanks to Alice’s help, Caitlin can befriend her classmates.

This fun, easy-to-read story is based on the author’s personal experiences of what it's like to be different. The book’s original, colourful illustrations are based on the latest dinosaur research, and will appeal to any child who loves dinosaurs. 

The author

Lucy Martin was born in Haywards Heath, Sussex, but currently lives near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk with her three batty cats and equally batty parents. Thanks to her love of animals, she holds a first-class degree with honours in Zoology from the University of Hull. Her main interests are creative writing and art, both of which she has done from an early age. She also enjoys sewing and cooking, and has (so far) managed to avoid poisoning her parents. Despite battling various health problems, Lucy has long dreamed of turning her passion for art and writing into a career that will benefit others. She attends a local art group and has exhibited and sold her work in local exhibitions. She also takes the odd commission. Her debut book is based on her experiences of growing up with autism, and also reflects her lifelong obsession with dinosaurs.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 32 Pages
ISBN: 9781787117389
Illustrations: 35 color illustrations
Size: 9.05 in x 7.08 in / 229.87 mm x 179.83 mm
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