10 Kids Books Psychologists Recommend in 2021

10 Kids Books Psychologists Recommend in 2021

Sara Darnell  |  May 15, 2021

Sara Darnell  |  May 15, 2021

Psychologists everywhere have noticed an uptick in children experiencing anxiety, stress, confusion, and other issues that have come as a result of 2020. We should note that these are completely normal things for children to experience, but what is the best way to work through these feelings? Many psychologists have turned to children's books to teach young readers how to deal with their emotions. Here’s a list of the books that these psychologists are recommending to children:

Psychologists everywhere have noticed an uptick in children experiencing anxiety, stress, confusion, and other issues that have come as a result of 2020. We should note that these are completely normal things for children to experience, but what is the best way to work through these feelings? Many psychologists have turned to children's books to teach young readers how to deal with their emotions. Here’s a list of the books that these psychologists are recommending to children:

BY DANIELA OWEN

BY DANIELA OWEN

This book is a mindfully written self-help guide to aid children in dealing with stress and anxiety, by uncovering their emotions and following a simple calming routine. Dr. Daniela Owen, Ph.D. is a clinical child psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in using evidence-based treatments to help with managing anxiety, worry, anger, and low mood. 

This book is a mindfully written self-help guide to aid children in dealing with stress and anxiety, by uncovering their emotions and following a simple calming routine. Dr. Daniela Owen, Ph.D. is a clinical child psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in using evidence-based treatments to help with managing anxiety, worry, anger, and low mood. 

BY JENNIFER GAITHER

BY JENNIFER GAITHER

A great resource for dealing with frustrated children, this book teaches that you don't have to yell and throw a tantrum to get what you want. This book will help your child understand how to communicate what they want in the proper way!

A great resource for dealing with frustrated children, this book teaches that you don't have to yell and throw a tantrum to get what you want. This book will help your child understand how to communicate what they want in the proper way!

BY MARK BROWN

BY MARK BROWN

Zen Pig might just be the cutest way to help your child learn how to focus their emotions when they are stressed out or anxious. Zen Pig teaches children the value of gratitude, mindfulness, and compassion in a way that's easy for them to understand. It's a perfect book for helping your little reader calm down, and children LOVE this award-winning series!

Zen Pig might just be the cutest way to help your child learn how to focus their emotions when they are stressed out or anxious. Zen Pig teaches children the value of gratitude, mindfulness, and compassion in a way that's easy for them to understand. It's a perfect book for helping your little reader calm down, and children LOVE this award-winning series!

BY DANIELA OWEN

BY DANIELA OWEN

In the second book of her Right Now series, Dr. Daniela Owen, Ph.D., explains the choice that we all have when we face situations that may make us anxious or fearful. This book is perfect for the uncertain times we face today and can be very effective in teaching children how to deal with their fears.

In the second book of her Right Now series, Dr. Daniela Owen, Ph.D., explains the choice that we all have when we face situations that may make us anxious or fearful. This book is perfect for the uncertain times we face today and can be very effective in teaching children how to deal with their fears.

BY MARILEE JOY MAYFIELD

BY MARILEE JOY MAYFIELD

Psychologist's say that the most important thing we can do for our children is let them know they are loved, especially when the world around them seems to be falling apart. This beautifully written book will help your child understand the unconditional amount of love you have for them. This is a great book for getting back to what really matters.

Psychologist's say that the most important thing we can do for our children is let them know they are loved, especially when the world around them seems to be falling apart. This beautifully written book will help your child understand the unconditional amount of love you have for them. This is a great book for getting back to what really matters.

BY DOMINIC ANGLIM

BY DOMINIC ANGLIM

A huge part of helping children feel better is helping them build their self-confidence. This book is written to do exactly that! Follow Rija the lemur's adventure through the Madagascar forest and learn about the importance of self-confidence! When Rija discovers 4 "secret words," she realizes that she can do anything  she puts her mind to. 

A huge part of helping children feel better is helping them build their self-confidence. This book is written to do exactly that! Follow Rija the lemur's adventure through the Madagascar forest and learn about the importance of self-confidence! When Rija discovers 4 "secret words," she realizes that she can do anything  she puts her mind to. 

BY JASON KUTASI

BY JASON KUTASI

This book has been known to help pull young children out of sad feelings! The hilarious story within not only helps children learn the alphabet, but also teaches us about being friend with each other and having compassion! Your little one is sure to love the fun ride this story takes them on. 

This book has been known to help pull young children out of sad feelings! The hilarious story within not only helps children learn the alphabet, but also teaches us about being friend with each other and having compassion! Your little one is sure to love the fun ride this story takes them on. 

BY MARILEE JOY MAYFIELD

BY MARILEE JOY MAYFIELD

This fun, rhyming book is great for children who are beginning to make friendships and understand what it means to care for someone else. Psychologists often recommend it as a resource when helping socialize children. It focuses on values such as compassion, empathy, and kindness. 

This fun, rhyming book is great for children who are beginning to make friendships and understand what it means to care for someone else. Psychologists often recommend it as a resource when helping socialize children. It focuses on values such as compassion, empathy, and kindness. 

BY RACHEL URRUTIA CHU

BY RACHEL URRUTIA CHU

Fiona Flamingo is recommended by psychologists to help children understand and manage their feelings. This colorfully illustrated book teaches that it's ok if you don't understand your emotions and it's ok to be scared, angry, and sad at times. It's a great resource for helping children see that being unique should not be looked down upon. 

Fiona Flamingo is recommended by psychologists to help children understand and manage their feelings. This colorfully illustrated book teaches that it's ok if you don't understand your emotions and it's ok to be scared, angry, and sad at times. It's a great resource for helping children see that being unique should not be looked down upon. 

BY DANIELA OWEN

BY DANIELA OWEN

In the third book of her Right Now series, Dr. Daniela Owen, Ph.D. helps children learn what it means to be kind and aware of other people. This book is a guide for children to help them understand why being aware is important, and what actions they can practice to show compassion. 

In the third book of her Right Now series, Dr. Daniela Owen, Ph.D. helps children learn what it means to be kind and aware of other people. This book is a guide for children to help them understand why being aware is important, and what actions they can practice to show compassion. 

We were able to work with the publisher to get a Buy 2 Get 1 Free deal for everyone who reads this article. You can also take advantage of a HUGE discount if you buy all 10 of these AMAZING books together. This limited-time deal ends tonight so make sure to claim your copies now!

We were able to work with the publisher to get a Buy 2 Get 1 Free deal for everyone who reads this article. You can also take advantage of a HUGE discount if you buy all 10 of these AMAZING books together. This limited-time deal ends tonight so make sure to claim your copies now!

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Curated by leading Child Psychologists and mental health experts, the "Emotional Intelligence Bundle" is filled with books to encourage your little reader's emotional growth! Each one-of-a-kind story has SO much to teach children as they learn about themselves and their emotions. It's a gift that your children will LOVE and gain so much from!

Curated by leading Child Psychologists and mental health experts, the "Emotional Intelligence Bundle" is filled with books to encourage your little reader's emotional growth! Each one-of-a-kind story has SO much to teach children as they learn about themselves and their emotions. It's a gift that your children will LOVE and gain so much from!