Julia Cook is an award-winning children’s book author and parenting expert.
Julia Cook was born and raised in Salt Lake City Utah. While living in Utah, she became actively involved in teaching children how to ski. That experience led to a love of teaching in general.
Julia now lives in Fremont, Nebraska. She has a Master’s degree in Elementary School Counseling. While serving as a guidance counselor, Julia often used children’s books to enhance her classroom lessons. She is now nationally recognized as an award-winning children’s book author and parenting expert.
Julia has presented in more than 800 schools across the country, regularly delivers keynote addresses at education and counseling conferences, and has published more than three dozen children’s books. The goal behind all of Julia’s books and efforts is to actively involve young people into her fun and creative stories and teach them to become life-long problem solvers.
Inspirations for her books come from working with children and listening carefully to parents and teachers. Julia’s books have been referenced in such publications as Parent’s Magazine, The New Yorker, Green Child Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Yahoo.com, DrLaura.com and BabyZone.com has. She has also been featured on CNN’s HLN News, and several large metropolitan networks.
In her spare time, Julia enjoys spending time with her husband and family.
No one likes “Josh the Tattler.” He tattles on his classmates, his brother, and even his dog. Help your child learn the difference between tattling and telling. Read More
This book is the fourth in Julia Cook’s award-winning series, BEST ME I Can Be!, that teaches kids social skills to help them be successful and happier both at home and in school. Read More
Teasing is a human social exchange that can be perceived as friendly, neutral or negative. The goal of teasing should be to create closer relationships and make connections. Read More
Sometimes children get into trouble simply by forgetting to ask permission. Read More
Peer pressure plays a large role in your child's life. Negative peer pressure can become risky, especially as your child gets older. Read More
When a couple decides to get a divorce, often times the kids involved pay a hefty price. Successfully working through a divorce is a team effort. It’s not always easy, but it can be done. Read More
Boy Raindrop is afraid to let go of his cloud and drop to the ground. He doesn’t want to take a risk, he doesn’t like change, and he is happy and content with his comfortable life. Read More
R.J. is having trouble staying focused and finishing tasks. R.J. like to do everything his way — and he hasn’t been successful asking questions about things he doesn’t understand. Read More
When R.J. hears the word “No” he doesn’t like it…at all. He would rather hear just about anything other than “NO!” Read More