Tilda Tries Again (Big Bright Feelings) (Hardcover)
From the creator of Ruby Finds a Worry, the perfect picture book for helping children embrace change.
Tilda doesn't like change. Why would she, when her life is great just the way it is? But one day, Tilda's world turns completely UPSIDE DOWN. All of a sudden, everything is topsy-turvy, and nothing feels right. Things that were once easy now seem incredibly challenging. Everything is just so different and hard. Can Tilda discover a way to move forward and embrace all this change?
Bold, bright, and empowering, this inspiring story about coping with unexpected changes is perfect for helping children build resilience.
The Big Bright Feelings picture book series provides kid-friendly entry points into emotional intelligence topics -- from being true to yourself to dealing with worries, managing anger, and making friends. These topics can be difficult to talk about. But these books act as sensitive and reassuring springboards for conversations about mental and emotional health, positive self-image, building self-confidence, and managing feelings.
Read all the books in the Big Bright Feelings series!
Ruby Finds a Worry
Meesha Makes Friends
Tilda Tries Again
About the Author
Tom Percival is a writer, artist, video producer and musician. He is the author of many picture books for children, including Herman's Letter, Herman's Holiday, Bubble Trouble, By the Light of the Moon, and his bestselling Big Bright Feelings series, which includes Perfectly Norman, Ruby's Worry, Ravi's Roar and Meesha Makes Friends.
Tom lives in Stroud with his partner and their two young children.
“Percival's simple, colorful illustrations pair beautifully with the author's thoughtfully worded text. Teachers looking for a book to help children discover coping skills when life unexpectedly becomes too difficult to handle will embrace this title due to its subtle messages woven within the context of an engaging story that promises to be a fun read for all.” —School Library Connection
“Percival's digital illustrations use transitions from grayscale to color to create symbolic meaning and have psychological depth, deftly capturing a child's experience of trauma. An accessible entrance into the world of social-emotional skills” —Kirkus Reviews
“Mr. Percival's digital artwork gives panache to a relatable tale of anger and reconciliation for children.” —The Wall Street Journal on RAVI'S ROAR
“A great addition to highlight emotional awareness.” —School Library Journal on RAVI'S ROAR
“A priceless lesson for any child--or adult--conveyed in a beautifully child-friendly manner . . . A valuable asset to the library of a child who experiences anxiety and a great book to get children talking about their feelings.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on RUBY FINDS A WORRY
“Percival treats worry like a natural part of life, including the idea that sharing worries with others is a good way to ensure 'they never hung around for long.'” —Publishers Weekly on RUBY FINDS A WORRY
“A captivating tale about happiness, being yourself, and the magic of learning to spread your wings and fly.” —Foreword Reviews, starred review, on PERFECTLY NORMAN
“The contrast of black-and-white illustrations with splashes of bright color complements the story's theme. . . . A heartwarming story about facing fears and acceptance.” —Kirkus Reviews on PERFECTLY NORMAN