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The Truth Pixie meets Pixar's Inside Out in this hilarious, heartfelt and highly illustrated new series, perfect for helping children gently work through their worries and anxieties.
Everyone feels worried sometimes. But what if your worries came to life and started following you around?
Jazmin's mum is about to have a baby and Jaz is SO excited! She's been waiting forever to be a big sister and knows she's going to be brilliant at it. Okay, it might mean some changes to their family, but Jaz is sure everything will be just fine.
So imagine her surprise when a host of furry, fretful friends arrive to cause some serious mischief. That's right, it's the Worries - gloomy Loner, nervous Change, pushy Jealousy and DJ Disaster, always waiting for something to go wrong.
Jaz tries her best to keep her worries to herself, but with her birthday party coming up fast, they seem set on turning her into the Worst Sister EVER!
© Jion Sheibani 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021
Games & activities
We all need a little help de-stressing every now and then. Make your own stress balls with this fun craft inspired by Jion Sheibani's book The Worries. They're the perfect size to pop in your pencil case or school bag!
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