Elizabeth Verdick

Helping Kids Through Tough Times

For nearly 25 years, I’ve written books for children of all ages, from babies to teens. Most of the books are designed to address kids’ social and emotional (SEL) needs. My hope has always been that my books might provide skill-building, reassurance, and comfort to children with all types of challenges, in all kinds of communities.

During our current time of uncertainty and worry, we’re all looking for ways to focus on mental health and connection. I hope you’ll find useful resources here.

Cartoon Owl - Egg-cited
Messy Time
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Got messes? Who doesn’t?

Let’s think of messy time as learning time for little ones curious about the world around them.

Coming March! Available for preorder.

See my blog about The Benefits of Messy Time here.

Screen Time Is Not Forever (for ages 4-7)
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We all love our screens, right? Turning off the tech is tough. How do you get young children to take screen breaks? These positive, no-guilt books can help.

Screen Time Is Not Forever (for ages 4-7)
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Small Walt Spots Dot
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Winter, Wheels, and Small Walt!

Small Walt has a brand-new book—and some new friends. In the newest Small Walt story, Walt and his driver Gus find a stray one snowy day. A community service officer—and her SUV named Bea—come to help.

Brr Winter Is Here

All three Small Walt stories are now available
in a charming boxed set.

cartoon owls - just hatched

Revised and Updated

A new edition of an old favorite. I’m so happy this book has stayed in print nearly a decade and is now revised and updated for a new generation of kids on the spectrum.

The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder (and their parents) revised edition
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cartoon owl - bilingual
Eat-Comer Bilingual
Eat / Comer
Move / Moviéndose
Move / Moviéndose
Reach / Alcanzar
Reach / Alcanzar
Rest / Descansar
Rest / Descansar
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