Terrorism is the new 'birds and the bees' talk of the 21st century, another sensitive fact of life that kids must learn about to become resilient and stay safe. Lions and Tigers and Terrorists, Oh My! is the first book about terrorism for kids.
It is written by a psychiatrist, Carole Lieberman, M.D., who is internationally renowned as 'The Terrorist Therapist'. The first half of the book empowers parents and teachers to help children understand the news that bombards them, without making them feel scared. It also helps grownups recognize and respond to kids' feelings, and includes 88 ways to raise happy, healthy children in a time of terror. The second half of the book is a picture book for kids that gives them a gentle introduction to terrorism and answers their most pressing questions, such as, "What is a terrorist?" and "Why do they want to hurt us?" It is interactive - giving kids opportunities to express their feelings and 10 things they can do to become stronger and stay safe from a terrorist. Lions and Tigers and Terrorists, Oh My! is recommended by leading terrorism experts, top educators and kids, themselves.
About The Author
Carole Lieberman, M.D., M.P.H., internationally renowned as 'The Terrorist Therapist', is a Board Certified Beverly Hills psychiatrist. Since 9/11, Dr. Carole has been helping families overcome their fears of the ultimate monster under the bed... terrorism. Her book, Coping with Terrorism: Dreams Interrupted, was published in London as the anniversary edition of 7/7, their most notable attack. Dr. Carole is a three-time Emmy-honored TV personality on top shows, radio talk show host, and best-selling author. Her Shrink-on-Board relaxation program calms fears in-flight and on the ground. Dr. Carole was Chief Resident in psychiatry at NYU-Bellevue and has served for decades on the Clinical Faculty of UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute.