Baxter Turns Down His Buzz: A Story for Little Kids About ADHD

Author(s) : James Foley

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Hardcover, 32 pages.

Item #822681

Baxter Turns Down His Buzz is the story of a high-energy rabbit who must learn to control his activity level and impulsiveness. Baxter’s uncle Barnaby guides Baxter through the steps necessary to “turn down his buzz.” Techniques such as mindfulness and progressive relaxation are portrayed in the story. A young child who is able to relate to the animal characters can imitate their coping strategies with direction from their parent.

The bedtime story presents a precious opportunity for children and parents to communicate and review the day. Managing a child’s impulsive behavior often leads to limit setting and stress. Reading Baxter Turns Down His Buzz presents an opportunity for the parents and child to review helpful strategies, end the day on a positive note, and make plans for a better tomorrow.

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Product Description

Baxter was the fastest bunny in the forest. His mind buzzed with thoughts and his body wanted to zoom! But sometimes he lost control of his buzz and his zoom, like when he rammed into the raccoons during the annual forest race.

With help from his uncle Barnaby, Baxter learns how to slow down his thoughts, be more aware of what is happening around him, and relax his body. At the next forest race, Baxter finds that his buzz is just right!

Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers with additional suggestions for helping children with ADHD be more mindful of their surroundings and manage their behavior.

Additional Information

Weight .6 lbs
Dimensions 10.1 x 8.3 x .3 in


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