Meet the WorryWoos!

The WorryWoos are an award-winning series of books and plush dolls which make emotions come to life. They introduce feelings as endearing, quirky characters who don't always act as expected. These adorable creatures have given emotions a face, an image, and a name that is immediately accessible, safe, and loveable. As a result, the WorryWoos promote emotional wellness by simply emphasising the universality of emotions. Created to build confidence and empowerment, each WorryWoo story concludes with an uplifting message that provides the perfect opportunity for parents, teachers and professionals to openly discuss topics that don't have easy answers. 


Click on any image to find out more about each Woo!

Nola - The Monster of Loneliness - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Nola

The Monster of Loneliness


Although Nola lives in a beautiful world she sometimes has trouble seeing that her friends are right in front of her.


Themes
Loneliness
Discovery
Connection
Separation
Friendship

Rue - The Monster of Insecurity - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Rue

The Monster of Insecurity


Rue thinks his nose is too big and wishes he looked different. Rue needs to be reminded he looks beautiful just the way he is.

Themes

Insecurity

Self-acceptance

Perception

Confidence

Squeek - The Monster of Innocence - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Squeek

The Monster of Innocence


Squeek is scared to step outside his bubble. He dreams of all the things he could do if he could just take that big step.


Themes

Change

Dependency

Trust

Growth

Fuddle - The Monster of Confusion - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Fuddle

The Monster of Confusion


While Fuddle loves to try new things, she gets overwhelmed by all the choices that surround her. So instead of making a choice, Fuddle gives up and chooses nothing at all.


Themes

Indecision

Confusion

Uncertainty

Self-confidence

Wince - The Monster of Worry - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Wince

The Monster of Worry


Wince has a problem, he constantly feeds his WorryBug. And the more he worries the more the WorryBug grows.


Themes

Worry

Fixation

Self-regulation

Inner-strength

Twitch - The Monster of Frustration - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Twitch

The Monster of Frustration


Twitch tries hard not to let his frustrations get the better of him. But when they do, this loveable character responds with a monstrous attitude which alienates him from everyone.


Themes

Frustration

Self-control

Emotional Awareness

Growth

Zelly - The Monster of Envy - WorryWoo Plush Toy

Zelly

The Monster of Envy


Zelly is never happy with the things he has. In addition, his "Mine, Mine, Mine" attitude is driving his friends away. Although he wants to have everything for himself Zelly ends up learning the importance of sharing and caring.


Themes

Envy

Self-control

Jealousy

Greed

Growth

The WorryBug - WorryWoo Plush Toy

The WorryBug


The WorryBug eats worries and the more he eats the more he grows. 

The WorryBug particularly likes buzzing around Wince and his many worries.