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This book is about a young girl who is about to start school, she is excited but she begins to worry. Her worries turn into a little worry monster. Tissywoo keeps on worrying and the monsters begin to grow bigger. She is scared and frightened but just as they threaten to overwhelm her she remembers something her mother told her to do when the worry monsters come. Tissywoo uses breathing techniques to calm herself, slow deep breathes in and out. The more she controls her breathing the better she feels.
ISBN: 976-0-9946269-4-3 Target age group: 4 to 9 years
About the Author and Illustrator: Trish Donald
Trish explores various mediums from digital drawings, pen, acrylics and mixed media. She has exhibited landscape paintings for many years in group and solo shows but in recent times has developed a passion for sweet and quirky characters.
Trish has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Canterbury University, Christchurch New Zealand where she majored in Graphic Design. Her design career has seen her work in a variety of studios in NZ and Australia as well as teaching graphic design at TAFE, where she helped to build a vibrant design community within the institute. Trish is currently a Learning Media Producer for the University of New England, which she thoroughly enjoys.
She is currently on the Board of Directors for the New England Writers’ Centre and is enjoying the creative overlap of writing, illustrating, painting, and design.
Trish had a short story and illustration published in an anthology Once Upon a Christmas by Christmas Press in 2014 and is delighted to join with Little Pink Dog Books to create her first picture book.