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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Lessons of a Lac
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y separately published work icon Lessons of a Lac Lynn Jenkins , Kirrili Lonergan (illustrator), Frenchs Forest : Little Steps , 2014 6780527 2014 single work picture book children's

'Loppy the Lac has learned its whole life to look out for danger. Looking out for what can go wrong is all it knows - until Loppy meets Curly Calmster. Curly teaches Loppy that it doesn't have to look out for the everyday worst-case scenarios all the time.' (Publication summary)

y separately published work icon Brave Lynn Jenkins , Kirrili Lonergan (illustrator), Glebe : Little Steps , 2016 9594656 2016 single work picture book children's

'Have you ever needed to do something that made you nervous even thinking about doing? Kids do all the time. Going to bed, weathering through storms, going to school, speaking in class, making a new friend and so on. Children are expected to just get on with it! What they need is to find their BRAVE! Something that is inside of them but they just can’t find. The much- loved characters of Loppy and Curly are back to teach kids how to find their BRAVE.' (Publication summary)

y separately published work icon Perfect Petunias Lynn Jenkins , Kirrili Lonergan (illustrator), Wollombi : EK Books , 2018 12797010 2018 single work picture book children's

'Perfect Petunias is a book especially for those little people who find it hard to make mistakes, designed to ’shape’ perfectionistic tendencies towards being a little more self-accepting and flexible. Loppy LAC is very worried about not doing his homework well enough. He is always focusing on what he hasn’t done rather then what he has, and he becomes very frustrated. So, his friend Curly teaches him about how petunias grow — in lots of different, imperfect directions that we can’t control! Loppy learns that by trying to control whether he makes mistakes or not it’s as if he’s always trying to grow ‘perfect’ petunias.  Sometimes he just needs to accept that things go a certain way and to change his definition of ‘perfect’ to mean trying his absolute best. Perfect Petunias is the third book in the ‘Lessons of a LAC’ series. This gorgeous series, by an author and illustrator who are passionate about giving children ways to think about and manage common emotional difficulties, is a valuable resource for every child to help guide their emotional development.' (Publication Summary)

y separately published work icon Grey-glasses-itis Lynn Jenkins , Kirrili Lonergan (illustrator), Wollombi : EK Books , 2019 14755373 2019 single work picture book children's

'The fourth book in the popular ‘Lessons of a LAC’ series, Grey-glasses-itis helps children to understand the link between how they see things and how they feel. Loppy notices that he feels differently when he looks at the world around him through different-coloured glasses. Yellow glasses make him feel cheerful. Grey glasses make him feel sad. Children will learn that a simple shift in perception can often give them some influence over their feelings, helping to build their emotional resilience.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Tree : A Gentle Story of Love and Loss Lynn Jenkins , Kirrili Lonergan (illustrator), Wollombi : EK Books , 2020 18549369 2020 single work picture book children's

'Tree is the much-loved centerpiece of the community. But one day Curly and Loppy notice that Tree’s leaves are starting to fall — at the wrong time of year — and Tree’s bark is flaking.

'It’s Tree’s time to leave. Fortunately Curly is able to teach Loppy how to accept that Tree is leaving, say goodbye, and commemorate Tree’s life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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First known date: 2014
    • Glebe, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Little Steps , 2014- .
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