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The Red Beast 2/e

Helping Children on the Autism Spectrum to Cope with Angry Feelings

Deep inside everyone, a red beast lies sleeping. When it is asleep, the red beast is quite small, but when it wakes up, it begins to grow and grow. This is the story of a red beast that was awakened. Danni is in the school playground when his friend, Charlie, kicks a ball that hits him in the stomach, and wakes up the sleeping red beast: `I hate you - I’m gonna get you!. The red beast doesn’t hear the teacher asking if he’s okay. It doesn’t see that Charlie is sorry - how can Danni tame the red beast? The second edition of this vibrant fully illustrated children’s storybook is written for children aged 4-9 and has been updated with inclusive up-to-date language and new illustrations to make sure every child’s red beast can learn to be tamed! This is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to tame the red beast and guidance for parents on how anger affects children who struggle to regulate their emotions.

K. I. Al-Ghani is a special educational needs teacher who has worked for more than 35 years in the field of education. She is currently a specialist teacher for inclusion support and is involved with training professionals, students and parents in aspects of ASD. As an
author and a mother of a son with ASD - the illustrator Haitham Al-Ghani - she has spent the last 25 years researching the enigma that is autism.

This book has been extremely popular, achieving lifetime sales of over 50,000 copies.
The new, inclusive language and illustrations will make sure it covers all children who struggle to regulate emotions, with a less heavy focus on Aspergers Syndrome.
Kay Al-Ghani is a well-known author in her field and is releasing a The Red Beast workbook with JKP in 2023.

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