The Shy Child: Helping Children Triumph over Shyness by Ward K. SwallowThe Shy Child: Helping Children Triumph over Shyness by Ward K. Swallow

The Shy Child: Helping Children Triumph over Shyness

byWard K. Swallow

Paperback | March 1, 2000

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Good news! Shyness is not a disorder; it's the personality style of 40 percent of all children and young adults. Shyness has its good side: Your child is probably imaginative, perceptive, and thoughtful. Yet shyness can hinder a child's development. This authoritative, interactive guide is the first book to focus on the problems of shyness and provide parents and children with pragmatic, step-by-step solutions. It will help you achieve wonderful results -- stronger, warmer relationships with family and friends, and, most of all, a happy, empowered, less fearful child who looks confidently to the future.

-- The signs of shyness in children, from infancy to adolescence
-- How the shy child responds physically and mentally to stress
-- How your child's artwork reveals his or her emotions, and how drawing together can reinforce trust and understanding
-- Scriptwriting, rewriting, role-playing, and rehearsing -- important tools for the shy child
-- Why shy children are so vulnerable to bullies and how best to intervene
-- How to teach your child to cope with anxiety-producing situations and more.
Title:The Shy Child: Helping Children Triumph over ShynessFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:8 × 5.25 × 0.75 inPublished:March 1, 2000Publisher:Grand Central PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0446674990

ISBN - 13:9780446674997


From Our Editors

Forty per cent of children endure shyness. It is not so much a disorder as it is a personality style. This is good news for parents looking to help their kids deal with and work with their more timid traits. The Shy Child: Helping Children Triumph over Shyness is an enlightening guide that will help parents identify the signs, explaining how and why a shy child reacts to physical and mental stresses. Filled with pragmatic, step-by-step solutions, the book addresses all the anxiety-producing situations so that your children can develop beyond their shyness.  

Editorial Reviews

"A WONDERFUL BOOK!...WARM, PERSONAL...PACKED WITH TERRIFIC INSIGHTS AND ADVICE....WORKS FOR ALL CHILDREN, NOT JUST THOSE WHO ARE SHY." -- Maryann B. Brinley, coauthor of Are We Having Fun Yet? and The Everything Pregnancy Book