Brave Little Monster has been used in a variety of settings to help children deal with both real and imaginary fears.
Newspaper and Magazine Articles
Read about how Brave Little Monster has been used in both the classroom and by clinical child psychologists as reported in this Deseret News article: Monster' Helps Calm Fears - PDF version or html version.
Find out why children have nightmares, how to help children deal with them, and ways to prevent them, including reading Brave Little Monster to your children as explained in this ParentCenter article: Nightmares: Why they happen and what to do about them - PDF version or html version.
Radio and Podcast Interviews
Brave Little Monster was featured on the Producer Revolution Radio network on August 3, 2006 in a hour long segment focusing on helping children and adults deal with fear and anxiety. The show was hosted by Dr. Paul H. Jenkins, a clinical psychologist, with guests Jenny Cannon, a therapist specializing in childhood anxieties, and Ken Baker, author of Brave Little Monster. The following represent short excerpts from the interview:
- Background on Brave Little Monster and its author Listen
- Using stories to help children relate to and face their fears and anxieties Listen
- Taking active steps to address real and imaginary fears Listen
Dr. Paul Jenkins also featured Brave Little Monster on on an hour long segment of his Live On Purpose podcast April 3, 2008, which focused on helping children and adults deal with fear as well.
- Visit Live On Purpose Radio to hear the entire podcast on Helping Kids Face Fears
The children's picture book, Brave Little Monster was written by Ken Baker and illustrated by Geoffrey Hayes. For more information about the Brave Little Monster children's picture book, other teaching resources, and author visits to your school, check out the rest of Ken Baker's official web site (www.kenbakerbooks.com).