The Haunting of Georgie

A haunting tale for teenagers of love and loss across the centuries, of a search for identity and resolution to a story that insists on being told.

Fourteen-year-old Georgie is haunted, by her thoughts, her feelings, her peers and by something far more sinister: something or someone that will not leave her alone.  Against a deceptively calm, rural Devon backdrop, shocking events are set in motion, events which drive Georgie to the brink and which culminate in some surprising revelations.

Curly Tales

Short stories of mystery and imagination with a twist in the tale.  Who is the mysterious visitor at the lonely cottage? What menace lies outside in the snow? What is the dying man’s secret? Previously published in UK magazines, intriguing, quirky and heart-warming, this compulsive short story reading will keep you guessing to the end.


Who’s Afraid of the Monster: Managing Big Feelings and Hidden Fears 

In this quirky and beautifully illustrated storybook, we learn about a monster who no one can see or hear, a King who pretends to be brave and strong but is in fact very scared, and a cheeky mouse and boy who have all the answers. Written in verse and in the aftermath of the pandemic, the story shows how, often, the Big Feelings elicited by the unknown are scarier than the thing itself, and how to manage the feelings associated with these fears.


A Practical Guide for Managing Big Feelings and Hidden Fears (Who’s Afraid of the Monster?)

A vital resource, this guideprovides practical strategies to address children’s anxieties about real and hidden issues. Intended for use with the accompanying storybook, Who’s Afraid of the Monster which offers a child-friendly story in verse of a monster who nobody has seen or heard and a King who pretends to be brave but is very scared, this guide provides the theory behind and offers practical solutions to a variety of Big Feelings and hidden fears.

Dramatherapy: Developing Emotional Stability

Stories of potential from the Rainbow Room. Offering a new and different way of providing support for children with emotional and behavioural problems, this easy-to-read guide to dramatherapy for non-specialist teacher explains this psychoanalytical method of intervention and gives clear guidance on how it works together with uncomplicated suggestions for helping children come to terms with particular issues and develop emotional stability.

Dramatherapy and Family Therapy in Education

Pieces of a Multi-Agency Jigsaw.

Drama- and family therapy can work together to provide essential pieces of the jigsaw of emotional support for troubled children at school and this book shows exactly how and why this combination is so effective.   The authors draw on their extensive experience, detailing models and techniques they have developed through their own specialist therapy, as well as employing their joint, innovative work with a cooperative team of multi-disciplinary professionals.  With detailed case studies and supportive, practical information, this book provides an original and successful approach to addressing children’s needs on a deeper and more sustainable level.

Also translated into Arabic, Greek and Korean.

Creative Drama for Emotional Support

Activities for use in the classroom

Exploring the various challenges children can face at home such as parental separation, bereavement, anger and anxiety, this book explains how they manifest in a child’s behaviour at school.  It describes how drama can provide appropriate avenues for confronting and dealing with these issues and suggests a wealth of captivating and practical drama-based games and exercises.  This clear and accessible book is an invaluable resource for teachers, teaching assistants, youth and social workers, counsellors, arts therapists and educational psychologists.

Also translated into Arabic and Estonian.

The KidsKope Peer Mentoring Programme:

A drama-based approach to helping kids help kids

This mentoring programme trains young people to be the therapeutic mentors to younger children thus involving that hard -to-reach teenage group as well as younger children.  Being a mentor or mentee can help young people in conflict situations who may not easily engage with adults and may be more trusting of their peers.  The book includes training sessions for the mentors and provides outlines of mentoring workshops on issues such as bullying, conflict with parents, parental separation and change and transition.  Creative ideas to use in the sessions, such as games, relaxation techniques, role play and reframing activities are provided with photocopiable materials.  Suitable for use with mentors aged 14 to 18 and mentees 9 to 13.

Self Help

Writing in Rhythm

A cycle of healing: a journey of self-discovery throughout the Celtic year

Based on sound theory, this book combines clear, concise tips drawn from a variety of disciplines including yoga and kinesiology with stories and writing activities that illustrate the Celtic approach to the seasons. If you have ever felt out of sync with life it will help you get back in touch with nature and yourself by taking you, via practical exercises, on a writing journey from where you are now to where you want to be.


Jasmins in Cowpads

The highs and lows, facts and feelings of backpacking the world in your fifties.

This book has been writtenin response to a demand for information, both informative and subjective based on travelling the world in your fifties.  It is not a book about staying in good hotels, in pleasant places and using trouble free transport but rather about doing what we, as let’s say mature adults, wished we could have done in our twenties.