Psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas puts her gentle, yet straightforward approach to work in this new addition to Barron s highly acclaimed A First Look At…Series. Everyone feels shy at times, even grown-ups and other children who seem very brave. But excessive shyness may leave children feeling lonely and left out. This book will help children take the first steps toward feeling more confident. The story line is simple and easily accessible to younger children, who will learn that exploring the personal feelings around social issues is a first step in dealing with them. Full-color illustrations on every page.