Lynn Jenkins is an experienced and practicing clinical psychologist, author and mother of three. Grey-Glasses-itis is her fourth book with Kirrili Lonergan in the ‘Lessons of a LAC’ series. In addition, Lynn has written Ollie’s Treasure a picture book about mindfulness, as well as two non-fiction titles: Best Start and School Start. Lynn is passionate about early intervention in the social and emotional development of children, and explores this in all her books.
Kirrili Lonergan is a picture book illustrator and a mother of four children. She is the co-creator of the Lessons of a LAC school visit sessions and is currently completing her Diploma in Art Therapy. She is passionate about children’s needs due to her former years working as a paediatric nurse. Kirrili is an active committee member for the CBCA Newcastle Sub-branch and a regular volunteer for Books4Outback.
Hip Little One
“a wonderful way to teach my kids the importance of positivity, how we can influence our emotions and look at things differently ” Click here to read in full.
ABC Wide Bay radio segment
“A great book, easy to read. I think kids will love it and of course there is also a message there for early intervention ”
“ aims to give your child a way to think about and manage their moods and feelings. The message is that the way we look at things will affect the way we feel, a good life lesson. “
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ABC Newcastle radio segment
“…it’s about awareness [of emotions] and promotes choice. It is a great technique to help have conversations with. If you can put a colour on an emotion for a kid who maybe is not communicating very well.”
Blue Wolf Reviews review article
“In this wonderful new story Lynne Jenkins and Kirrili Lonergan, with the help of Loppy, teach little ones the difference which can be made in their lives by simply doing something very small to change the way they feel, and how that feeling is bound up in how they think.” Click here to read.
Reading Time review article
“The message here is important. Sometimes we feel sad, and changing our outlook, which is what the different coloured glasses represent, is helpful. There are times we, and children, cannot see the colours and joy in life.” Click here to read.
The Daily Telegraph newspaper article
“…an age appropriate method way of discussing mental health and wellbeing with young children.” Click here to read.