This page is for interest and mostly unrelated to my work- as ever, I am always keen to expand the list!

Favourite books on child development and mental health:

Touchpoints  by T Brazleton

The Social Baby by L Murray and L Andrews

The Unwritten rules of Friendship by  N Elman

The Behaviour code- a practical guide to understanding and teaching the most challenging students by J Minahan and N Rappaport

All cats have Aspergers by Terri Mauro

All dogs have ADHD by Kathy Hoopman

Help your teenager beat an eating disorder by J Locke and D Le Grange

Favourite Children’s Books:

Mama Panya’s Pancakes: a village tale from Kenya- Mary and Rich Chamberlin

You Choose – Pippa Goodhart

All the Colours of the Earth – Sheila Hamanaka

Hop into Bedtime – Claire Vulliamy

ATCHOO: The complete guide to good manners – Mij Kelly

Miss Rumphius – Barbara Cooney

The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein

Freddy and the Fairy – Julia Donaldson

The Dog who could Dig AND The Duck with no Luck – Jonathan Long and Korky Paul

Dogs don’t  do Ballet – Sarah Kemp

Favourite Board Games

Busy Town

Guess Who

Leap Frog World Map

Pass the Bomb

Apples to Apples


Favourite Children’s Apps:

SoundTouch AND MusicColor

Paint my wings -Toca Boca (and most of the others from this group!)

Hairy Letters

Favourite Novels:

The Journey of Ibn Fattouma – Naguib Mahfouz

Ali and Nino – Kurban Said

Plainsong – Kent Haruf

A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute

Austerlitz – W. G. Sebald

After You’d Gone – Maggie O’Farrell