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New Book Release!


Join Thistle, the spirited flower person, as she grapples with the prickly tendrils of anger, young readers are invited to explore the subtle signs blooming within her delicate petals. Through Thistle's journey of self-discovery, children uncover the power of identifying and understanding their own emotional landscapes.

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Amber McMurphy is an author illustrator of children's books, digital illustrator and nature photographer.  Her mission is to help young children identify in themselves and find creative ways to handle complicated feelings. 

"My aim is to provide children and caregivers with positive ways to deal with change and growth and emotion." 

Thistle is Fuming! is about a young Florian (tiny flower beings), who struggles with anger. It helps children learn to identify the signs that anger is building within themselves and learn multiple ways to channel the intensity of those feelings in productive ways.

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I am not a psychologist or psychiatrist.  Please seek professional help as needed. You can start with the resources above to get the support you need.

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