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Jacketed Hardback
Publication Date: 09/05/23
Ages 3-7
$19.00 (discounts vary)

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Max and the Purple Worry

When Max has a hard time starting his math, he’s joined by someone new: Worry. Worry is no help. Worry doesn’t listen. Max begins to think that Worry will never leave! Will Max ever be able to escape Worry?

With humor and sensitivity, Max and the Purple Worry delves into the quest for perfection, the anxiety it creates, and the inherent value in simply offering our best.

The book includes an author’s note about how to support children who are struggling with worry and anxiety. A discussion and activity guide that explores the story’s themes and provides conversation starters and activities to help children express their feelings is available at

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