Max and the Purple Worry by Kitty Black, and illustrator, Jess Rose, Max is having a hard time starting his math, and he is joined by someone new: Worry. Worry doesn't listen, and is no help at all. Max starts thinking that Worry will never leave, and that he'll never escape from Worry. Worrying can cause such anxiety, and with sensitivity and humor, this story delves into the quest for perfection, the anxiety it creates, and the inherent value in simply offering our best. Also includes an author's note on how to support children who are struggling with worry and anxiety. Hardcover,40 pages. Recommended for ages 3 to 7 years old.