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How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

February 02, 20241 min read

Book Review! How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

This book is aimed at children 3-13years. It has lovely illustrations and covers topics such as ‘Ways to be a friend’, ‘Joining in the Fun’ and ‘Making up with a Friend’ & ‘Talking out an argument’. It acknowledges diversity in friends and interests and give some concrete steps in pictures and captions about making and keeping friends.

How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

It can be a good conversation starter with your child to talk about a range of issues in friendships, whether you read the book to your child, or they read it to themselves.

Stage 1 - Highly Recommended for Preschool to Year 6

Contact JumpStart Reception to reserve this book!

FriendshipChildrenMaking friends
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Karen Forrest

With over 30 years experience of working with children and families, Karen is passionate about supporting children’s social emotional development as well as building parents’ confidence so they and their family thrive.

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JumpStart's Lending Library

We've launched our very own library offering books & resources forParents/Carers and children connected with us. Books that promote children's strengths and abilities and celebrate diversity.


If there is a book you would like to borrow please email us. We will let you know when it is ready for pick up from Ochre Medical Centre Bathurst.


If you have recommendations for upcoming books to review, we'd love to hear from you!

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How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

February 02, 20241 min read

Book Review! How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

This book is aimed at children 3-13years. It has lovely illustrations and covers topics such as ‘Ways to be a friend’, ‘Joining in the Fun’ and ‘Making up with a Friend’ & ‘Talking out an argument’. It acknowledges diversity in friends and interests and give some concrete steps in pictures and captions about making and keeping friends.

How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

It can be a good conversation starter with your child to talk about a range of issues in friendships, whether you read the book to your child, or they read it to themselves.

Stage 1 - Highly Recommended for Preschool to Year 6

Contact JumpStart Reception to reserve this book!

FriendshipChildrenMaking friends
blog author image

Karen Forrest

With over 30 years experience of working with children and families, Karen is passionate about supporting children’s social emotional development as well as building parents’ confidence so they and their family thrive.

Back to Blog
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How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

February 02, 20241 min read

Book Review! How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

This book is aimed at children 3-13years. It has lovely illustrations and covers topics such as ‘Ways to be a friend’, ‘Joining in the Fun’ and ‘Making up with a Friend’ & ‘Talking out an argument’. It acknowledges diversity in friends and interests and give some concrete steps in pictures and captions about making and keeping friends.

How To Be A Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown & Marc Brown

It can be a good conversation starter with your child to talk about a range of issues in friendships, whether you read the book to your child, or they read it to themselves.

Stage 1 - Highly Recommended for Preschool to Year 6

Contact JumpStart Reception to reserve this book!

FriendshipChildrenMaking friends
blog author image

Karen Forrest

With over 30 years experience of working with children and families, Karen is passionate about supporting children’s social emotional development as well as building parents’ confidence so they and their family thrive.

Back to Blog

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