TRANSLATOR: Dr Karena Kelly
Bestselling Aroha's Way has been translated into Te Reo Māori by the amazingly talented Dr Karena Kelly. It isn't a straight translation but is in keeping with the deeper meaning of the book and using the stunning depth of the Māori language.
This beautiful picture book takes children on a journey through emotions associated with anxiety. It shows simple yet effective ways to help manage them.
This is for te reo speakers and does not include any English.
This beautiful picture books takes children on a journey through emotions associated with anxiety and shows simple yet effective ways to help manage them. Aroha shows children a tool that she uses for each emotion which includes; movement or exercise, belly breathing or diaphragmatic breathing, mindfulness and connecting with others and sharing our worries.
At the back of the book, there is a section for parents and/or teachers to explore the tools in more depth. This section expands on the beautiful poem and opens up conversations with our children. Asking questions around those emotions to make it easier for children to recognise the emotion, and then a simple way to manage it.
At Wildling Books we believe these tools will be invaluable for children and can be used for a lifetime.
REVIEW: “Aroha’s Way is a beautiful, descriptive and relatable book – an important book – helping children to normalise, understand and even develop their own tools for dealing with their feelings.” – Jenny Palmer, Author of Feel a Little.