Meet Tom Percival - Author of Books About Emotions for Kids


Episode 97: Author and illustrator, Tom Percival, writes books for kids that focus on emotions.  Host Phil Brown has read and reread many of Tom’s books, with a particular interest in the book  Ruby Finds A Worry. In this episode, Tom explains his…

  • Experience writing children’s books that focus on emotions
  • What inspires him to write children’s books
  • The importance of role modeling vulnerability for children  

In addition to learning actionable steps on how Ruby gets rid of her worries, Tom explains the importance of facing all emotions, to help children learn and grow.  Phil draws many parallels to experiential social and emotional learning with the help of the themes brought to light in Tom’s books.

About Today’s Guest

Learn more about Tom Percival here.