A Huge Bag of Worries, by Virginia Ironside with illustrations by Frank Rogers

  • What are some of the worries that follow you and your classmates around sometimes? Make a classroom bag of worries for people to share and talk about.

  • What are the things that Jenny thinks are great about her life? What are some of the things she is less happy about?

  • What things in the book point to the idea that Jenny has an excellent imagination?

  • Can you see anything in the book that reminds you of Oliver in JUNGLE BUNGLE? What things are they?

  • List all the ways that the kind old lady from next door helps Jenny empty her huge bag of worries. Can you think of times when you have managed to make your worries disappear in a similar way? Write an instruction manual on how to make worries disappear