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Sitting still like a Dassie – children’s eBook and audio book

$ 7.00

A story about becoming calm.

Sometimes we can get ourselves into trouble when we become overwhelmed and act before we think. This children’s eBook illustrates a way of calming down when feeling overwhelmed, and is a helpful first introduction to meditation for children.

This story is ideal for children between 4 and 9 years old.

This is not a physical product – you will receive an email with links to the downloadable files instantly upon purchasing this product. Find out more about the files that are included in the product description below.


This illustrated children’s eBook and audio book is aimed at helping overwhelmed children to calm down.

Little Owl feels sad and mad and bad – all at once. He decides to fly away, but soon finds himself tired and lost. Then someone shows him how to feel better!

Read all about the helpful way of calming down that Little Owl discovers in this story.

The story and illustrations are by Liesl van der Hoven.

Play therapist Lenka de Villiers-van Zyl acted as an advisor on this story, as well as on the helpful questions for discussion that we have included in a separate document. These questions will help parents, teachers and therapists to start discussions with children about the ideas mentioned in the story.

Sign up to our newsletter and also receive access to our library of creative, downloadable resources (some related to this story) to use at home, in school or as part of therapy.

Details about this eBook:

Publisher: Fairy Caravan
Language: English

After completing your purchase, you will immediately receive an email with the following:

  • A link to the online story page (Illustrated in full colour, view-able on all devices)
  • A printable story PDF (A4 size, Illustrated in full colour) 
  • An audio book file in English (MP3 format)
  • Printable story questions for discussion



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