As reported by Smithsonian Magazine online, here are six popular children’s books which use psychology to help children go to sleep, calm down, and manage fear, traumatic experiences, anger, stress, and worry.
The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep -a new way of getting children to sleep,Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin, ages 3-7
A Terrible Thing Happened, by Margaret M. Holmes and Sasha Mudlaff, ages 4+
Calm Down Time, by Elizabeth Verdick, ages 1-3
Angry Octopus, by Lori Lite to manage anger
Ladybird’s Remarkable Relaxation, by Michael Chissick, designed to help calm kid’s busy minds and nervous systems, ages 4-11
Sometimes I Worry Too Much, But Now I Know How to Stop, by Dawn A. Huebner, ages 5-10