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The Strength Switch

Author: Dr Lea Waters

Publisher: Ebury Press

One copy to give away

This book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children’s strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer from a negativity bias, thanks to evolutionary development, giving them ‘strengths blindness’. By showing us how to throw the ‘strengths switch’, Lea Waters demonstrates how we can not only help our children build resilience, optimism, and achievement but we can also help inoculate them against today’s pandemic of depression and anxiety.

Unfolding Journeys:

Secrets of the Nile

Author: Stewart Ross

Illustrator: Vanina Starkoff

Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids

Three copies to give away

Unfold the adventure of a lifetime as you sail up the longest river in the world. This sensational fold out frieze and can be removed and displayed. Jump aboard and get ready for an unforgettable journey along the River Nile. From the golden beaches of the Mediterranean, travel upstream to explore the cultural, historical and natural wonders of ancient and modern Egypt.

Saffron and Silk:

An Australian in India

Author: Dr Anne Benjamin

Publisher: David Lovell Publishing

One copy (with author dedication) to give away

Saffron and Silk opens with a wedding between two unlikely lovers: a handsome 30 something Indian born development worker and a Catholic academic from Sydney. Out of character with her background and normal demeanour, the bride has left the predictability of her life in Australia to marry and live in the South Indian city of Chennai. Throughout Saffron and Silk, readers enter into the bride’s new family and their Kerala origins and into some of the rich culture of Tamil legends and history. She shares her struggles and frustrations as a ‘foreign wife’ and her insights into both the domestic minutiae of everyday life and the macro challenges of poverty.