This book provideS a wonderful metaphor using the dog Frank to help children understand and practice mindfulness and calming techniques. Comparing the mind to an excited dog that needs gentle guidance and calming is a clever way to make the concept more accessible and relatable to young readers. Teaching mindfulness and how to manage overwhelming feelings from a young age can be incredibly beneficial for a child's emotional well-being and can equip them with valuable skills for life.
Niall Breslin (Bressie) is a musician and podcaster.. He is currently studying for a PHD in Early Mental Health Interventions for Children at TCD. He is also co-founder of Lust for Life, the mental health charity.
Emma Proctor is a children’s book illustrator from Wiltshire. She graduated in Illustration from Middlesex University.