A Boy, his Bear and a Bully

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Due for release 4th August in ANZ / 10th August in UK / 14th September in US/CAN. Pre-order your copy now!

Scott takes his bear, Buttons, to school with him every day to help him feel brave. He has to, because every day, Duncan is mean to him. When Buttons goes missing though, Scott has to look elsewhere to find his brave, and much to his surprise, he does.

A Boy, his Bear and a Bully addresses the global issue of bullying in a hopeful, gentle way. It is an inspiring conversation starter for children, carers, and professionals, providing guidance for anyone who wishes they could be brave.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820898 | Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Katie Flannigan is a full-time children’s author with experience in illustration. Previously, she worked in the Health Sector for twenty years as an Occupational Therapist. She has a Masters in Neuro Linguistic Programming and has worked in three major teaching hospitals in Melbourne: The Alfred, the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Katie has completed a Faber Academy course with Allen & Unwin for Children’s Books and was awarded a Maurice Saxby Mentorship in 2016. She is also an Honorary Life Member of the Women Chiefs of Enterprises International, the largest organisation of female business owners in the world.

Katie lives in Melbourne with her husband, three children and way too many dogs.

PJ Reece is an Australian illustrator who has done illustration work for Blake Education, sold greeting cards of his designs at various retail outlets and has had two children’s books published through Little Steps Publishing that feature his illustrations (Heads or Tails and Detective Sara Saves the Day!). His traditional pen/pencil and wash style illustrations have evolved into digital illustrations using an iPad and drawing app.

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