Apparently Perfectionism was not the only thing preventing Sprite from getting past Guard on Duty Black Dog
The other issue was Anxiety.
“What happens if Big Bertha the Bully is on the bus today?”
“What if I can’t find a friend for lunch time?”
“What if I get an answer wrong and everyone laughs at me?”
“Do I really have to go to school today?”
Fortunately the Twitter Birds who have been lavishing me with information about interesting websites, helpful books and great computer programs, in an attempt to make up for publicising Sprite’s disastrous protest march, brought me news of this book by Marjie Braun Knudsen and Jenne R. Henderson, Ph.D. titled BRAVE Be Ready And Victory’s Easy A story about social anxiety.
Marjie’s website is at http://www.summertimepress.com and there are a lot of helpful links at http://www.summertimepress.com/links
And there is a review of the book by Dr Michele Borba the parenting expert for the TODAY show at http://www.micheleborba.com/blog/2009/08/30/michele-borba-how-to-calm-your-child-school-anxieties-and-help-them-be-brave/