Meet Marvin, a lovable monster with a twelve-stringed baby fang guitar, a rambunctious case of ADHD, and a diary to record it all. His teachers scold him, his parents don't know what to do with him, and his sister is convinced he was raised by triple-tailed monkeys. In short, Marvin's life is feeling out of controluntil a secret formula changes everything.
In the same humorous spirit ofDiary of a Wimpy Kid comesMarvin's Monster Diary: ADHD Attacks! (And I Rock It, Big Time).Using the "monstercam" and "ST4" techniques developed by Dr. Raun Melmed of the Melmed Center in Arizona,Marvin's Monster Diary teaches kids how to be mindful, observe their surroundings, and take time to think about their actions. Marvin's hilarious doodles and diary entries chronicle his delightful adventures, misadventures, and eventual triumph in a funny, relatable way. It's the one book on ADHD that kids will actuallywant to read!
Marvin's Monster Diary also includes a resource section to help parents and teachers implement Dr. Melmed's methods, plus ST4 reminders that kids can remove, color, and place around the house.
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Raun D. Melmed, MD, FAAP, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician, is director of the Melmed Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and cofounder and medical director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. He is the author of Autism: Early Intervention; Autism and the Extended Family; and a series of books on mindfulness for children: Marvin’s Monster Diary: ADHD Attacks, Timmy’s Monster Diary: Screen Time Stress, Harriet’s Monster Diary: Awfully Anxious, and the next in the series, Marvin's Monster Diary 2 (+Lyssa): ADHD Emotion Explosion
Annette Sexton graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in English. Diagnosed with ADHD at age ten, she is excited to be a part of helping kids face and overcome some familiar challenges. Annette also studied music and enjoys playing the piano and French horn. She loves reading, crocheting, and being a mother to two beautiful, busy little girls. She lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband and their two daughters.
Jeff Harvey grew up in northern California doing nothing but making art. Since then, he has graduated from BYU in illustration and moved to Utah, where lives with his wife and family, still doing nothing but making art.