The Willow Street Kids series is about a group of schoolfriends and the situations they face during the year. Each story is based on a real incident to explain how to deal with the pressures of growing up and how to cope, avoid, overcome, and recover from a variety of problems from bullying to abuse.
Michele Elliott is the founder of the children's charity Kidscape, which works to keep children safe from bullying, abuse and other dangers. She is also a teacher and child psychologist and well known to the media. She writes a regular column for "Family Circle" and is often on TV and radio.