Danny and the Blue Cloud (Hardcover)

Coping with Childhood Depression

By James M. Foley, Shirley Ng-Benitez (Illustrator)

Magination Press, 9781433821035, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 2016

List Price: 15.95*
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Description

Danny the bear was born under a blue cloud that makes him feel unhappy and lose interest in playing with his friends. Barnaby the rabbit introduces him to the "Feel Good Rules" to reshape his thinking more positively, increase his self-esteem, and raise his energy level. Eventually Danny realizes he has the power to turn his blue cloud into a rainbow. Danny and the Blue Cloud gives kids and parents information about childhood depression and strategies to help. Includes a "Note to Parents and Caregivers.


About the Author

James M. Foley, DEd, is a retired licensed psychologist is the author of Baxter Turns Down His Buzz, Danny and the Blue Cloud, and Baxter and Danny Stand Up to Bullying. He has served as a clinical director and member of a community mental health center children's service team and has extensive experience as a school psychologist and child and family therapist. He now resides in Sonoma County, CA, in close proximity to his two adult children, and serves as psychological consultant to a local school district. Shirley Ng-Benitez is the owner of Gabby & Company, a firm designing, illustrating, and handlettering for the technology, greeting card, medical, toy, and publishing industries. She lives in San Martin, CA, with her husband and two daughters. She is the illustrator of of Baxter Turns Down His Buzz, Danny and the Blue Cloud, and Baxter and Danny Stand Up to Bullying. Visit her at www.shirleyngbenitez.com and follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @shirleysillos.