The Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree by Gail Silver is about a girl called Bea. Her birthday party is coming up and she is worried about many things. Will her friends come to the party? What if they don’t like the games? Will the cake be enough?
Her worry sprouts and grows like the branches of the willow tree in Bea’s home. Will Bea confront her worries or will the branches of the willow tree surround her and choke her?
The illustrations by Franziska Hollbacher are beautiful with a vibrant green background. This book teaches little ones how to confront their worries and be more mindful of their thoughts.
Thank you to Netgalley, The American Psychological Association and Magination Press for the ARC.
Published: April 16, 2019