Research tells us many common psychological problems can be prevented if children are taught specific emotional, social and behavioral skills when they are young. In each book in this series, an animal learns a new skill to overcome his or her problem. Each book also comes with a stuffed animal representing the story's central character and suggestions on play therapy techniques that can reinforce the message of the story.
Hillary had always been a very popular hyena. Everyone loved to hear her laugh. But then a string of difficult events happened, and Hillary wasn’t laughing anymore. In this engaging book, Hillary learns the secret of optimistic thinking, changing her attitude and her behavior, and restoring her laugh.