Ollie and His Superpowers by Alison Knowles

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"Your superpowers are real, not make believe."

When seven-year-old Ollie's brand new trainers get stolen by bullies, he feels too scared and embarrassed to tell his mum. Luckily, Ollie's friend Mr Wilcox knows how to keep a secret. Once Ollie confides in Mr Wilcox about the shoes, Mr Wilcox decides to let him in on a secret of his own... He has superpowers, and Ollie can have them too! Meet Courage, Bravery, Strength and Calm - just a few of Ollie's very own superpowers. Under the guidance of Mr Wilcox, Ollie learns that he can control his superpowers in order to overcome his fears, starting with those bullies.

 

About Alison Knowles

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Alison Knowles is a licensed therapist and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner. She leads training days for NHS staff on stress and motivation and creates self-help videos for the clients of an international health and wellbeing company.
 
Published June 21, 2016 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 38 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 1–4—This British import, written by a cognitive therapist, is centered on seven-year-old Ollie, who faces daily bullying from kids at school. After two larger boys take his sneakers (called "trainers"—just one of the many Briticisms throughout), the distraught Ollie confides in an elderly frie...

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