The WorryWoos is an award winning series of books written and illustrated by Andi Green. Emotions themselves are turned into loveable characters that embark on delightful journeys of self-awareness.
Created to promote healthy emotional wellness, each WorryWoos adventure concludes with an upbeat message of “Hey, it’s OK” and present the perfect opportunity to openly discuss topics that don’t have easy answers.
The WorryWoos Hardcover Book Set Includes:
Nola - The Lonely Little Monster
Nola has a problem...she doesn't have any friends. Join The Lonely Little Monster on an imaginative tale which deals with the importance of seeing the world in a different way. Through the use of whimsical illustrations we follow the main character as she ponders her plight. The heartwarming ending puts a positive spin on a common situation and proves that things can change, especially if you open your eyes!
Emotion Focus: Loneliness, Rejection
Supporting Plush: Nola (available separately)
Rue - The Nose that Didn’t Fit
Rue the irresistible Monster of Insecurity hides behind flowers because he thinks he is different. He doesn’t realise that his unusual features make him interesting. He thinks that his nose just doesn't "fit" with his shaggy hair, cheese curl ears and fluffy wings. How silly! What he needs is a little encouragement. Won't you tell him he is perfect just the way he is?
Emotion Focus: Body image, Self esteem
Supporting Plush: Rue (available separately)
Squeek - The Monster in the Bubble
Squeek, The Monster of Innocence is afraid to try new things. He hides in his cozy bubble planning all the things he would do if he just took that big step. He dreams of meeting new friends, climbing huge mountains and even flying to the moon. But every time he thinks about leaving, he decides it is better to stay. Will Squeek ever leave? Sometimes you need that push from your Bubble to show you how great the world really is. A heartwarming story for children and adults of all ages.
Emotion Focus: Social Confidence, Shyness
Supporting Plush: Squeek (available separately)
Fuddle - The Monster who Couldn't Decide
Should I do this or should I do that? Do I go here or do I go there? From pancakes to hats to flying a kite, Fuddle, The Monster of Confusion, cant decide whats; just right! Through the use of humorous rhymes and illustrations, creator Andi Green, guides readers through the world of a monster who cant make up her mind. The Monster Who Couldn't Decide, is a beautiful story that readers of all ages will enjoy.
Emotion Focus: Self-confidence/ Assertion, Bullying
Supporting Plush: Fuddle (available separately)
Wince - Don’t Feed the Worry Bug
Meet Wince, The Monster of Worry, and his number one nemesis, the WorryBug! In this engaging follow-up to The Monster Who Couldn’t Decide, Andi Green has created a whimsical adventure that brings another emotion to life. Join Wince as he discovers the secret to keeping his worries from getting monstrous.
Emotion Focus: Anxiety, Depression
Supporting Plush: Wince and The WorryBug (available separately)
Twitch - The Very Frustrated Monster
Twitch the adorable curly horned monster always lets frustration get the better of him. He tries hard to do everything right, but when something doesn’t go his way he stomps, yells and quickly gives up! If only Twitch could see that giving up is not the answer. Maybe you can offer Twitch some positive ways to deal with his frustration.
Emotion Focus: Frustration, Anger
Supporting Plush: Twitch (available separately)
Zelly - The Monster Who Wanted It All
Zelly, The Monster of Envy, wants EVERYTHING… especially if it belongs to someone else! From his clothes to his toys, he’s never content with what he has. His demanding “Mine, Mine, Mine” attitude is affecting everyone and turning him green with envy. If only he could be a king—then he’d have it all… or would he? Follow Zelly on a personal journey that teaches him about expectations and, ultimately, appreciation. The Monster Who Wanted it All is a must-read for anyone who has ever felt a twinge of envy.
Emotion Focus: Jealousy, Envy, Greed, Bullying
Supporting Plush: Zelly (available separately)
Author: Andi Green
Illustrator: Andi Green
Page range 67-92 pages
Measures 23 x 18cm
- Ages approx. Pre-Kindy - Year 6