A story for children inspired by children.
Written by a qualified Integrative Therapist (MBACP) and primary school teacher.
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Author, Samia Quddus, features in the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Children and Young People's magazine, June 2020.
Samia speaks about the inspiration behind her children's picture book, Freya's Funny Feeling.
Author of Freya's funny feeling, Samia Quddus, pictured with Mrs Hayley Kirkpatrick, Deputy Headteacher at Eversley Primary School in North London, January 2020.
Samia is incredibly grateful to have her story support the emotional well-being of Eversley pupils.
Author, Samia Quddus capturing her children's story, Freya's Funny Feeling, available at The Children's Bookshop right in the heart of Islington just by Sadlers Wells Theatre in North London, October 2019.
Absolutely honoured to be a part of a bookshop that serves its community by making books accessible and affordable for many. Thanks for the capture Louis Dunford.
Freya’s Funny Feeling is available at both House of Books branches in Muswell Hill and Crouch End in North London, May 2019.
Samia Quddus, attended Trauma Conference 2019
representing and supporting the work of Place2Be as a qualified child and adolescent therapist (MBACP).
Now sold in Doha, Qatar! May, 2020
We are hoping that the little people of Qatar are ready to think about their feelings as our story is now available at children's department store, Ten Little Toes in Doha, Qatar.
We are thrilled to be in this part of the world where children's books on emotional well-being will be a valuable resource for parents and educators.
Author, Primary School Teacher and Counsellor/ Therapist, Samia Quddus reading Freya's Funny Feeling with Years 1 and 2 pupils at Trinity Primary Academy, July 2019.
Now sold at House of Books in Muswell Hill, North London.
Amongst so many wonderful titles, Freya’s Funny Feeling sits sharing the spotlight. Absolutely love how Freya stands out. Available at both House of Books branches in Muswell Hill and Crouch End, North London.
Now sold in Wales!
We hope the children of Wales are ready to explore the butterflies in their tummy as our story is now available at Spiffy in Nott Square, Carmarthen.
'I like the analogy of the butterfly cycle...
I also like the use of alliteration in your 'tangly twirly topply' description - this is a good way to describe that butterfly feeling that children will understand.'
— Lou Treleaven, Author