When Tilly’s problem gets too much for her she confides in her friend Ned, who is pretty great at helping her with the tricky stuff. But this time, even Ned can’t come up with a solution. However, he does have a great idea to help her find someone to talk to. Together they devise a plan and have an adventure along the way. It is one of three thoughtful, entertaining and beautifully illustrated books that sensitively help development of ‘emotional literacy’ in young children.
Rose Stanley worked as a Student Support Specialist in a state primary school for six years and has most recently been an advisor for the Lifewalk Trust, where she trains volunteers working in a similar support role. Her work has involved supporting many children as they went through difficult life experiences including bereavement, family separations and friendship problems. She has also written a number of articles for the parenting magazine Tots to Teens.
Lisa Allen is a graphic designer and freelance illustrator. She also paints on commission and teaches art. Lisa has illustrated a number of successful picture books including Mangrove (Penguin 2007), Anzac Day Parade (Penguin 2010) and contributed illustrations to Read Me Another One Please (Whitcoulls 2012).