The Scared Gang

The Scared Gang books are written by Éadaoin Bhreathnach and illustrated by Sighle Bhreathnach-Cashell. This series helps children to recognise their own survival patterns through the Scared Gang characters. Each character represents a different pattern and tells children how they can self regulate through the use of food and sensory-based activities.


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The Scared Gang

Box set of 9 books. Each book is an introduction to each Scared Gang character, their survivial patterns and ways they can self-regulate.

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The Scared Gang Are Asked To Tell 

'How to Enable Narrative Expression and Affect Regulation'




How do you begin the process of narrative work when talking is highly activating?  This resource pack for professionals provides a step-by-step guide to preparing children for narrative work and emotional regulation. 


The Scared Gang are invited to explore what helps them regulate. They discover they each have an instinctive drive to seek what they need. The whole process is about having fun, whilst gaining insight into their instinctive behaviours. They learn about the use of tools that will enable them to begin the narrative process culminating in each of them writing their own scared gang story book.

This resource pack includes:


Facilitator Guide Book:

How to Enable Narrative Work and Emotional Regulation


Scared Gang Stories:

The Waiting Room

The Play Room

Little Tools to Help Stay Calm

The Last Visit

and an A4 plastic folder

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The Scared Gang 


An A1 full colour laminated poster, introducing the characters and their survival patterns.

plus £8 p&p to UK/EU. Postage remains the same for orders of up to 10 posters.

The Scared Gang Playing Cards

A set of 9 pairs of picture playing cards and box featuring the Scared Gang Characters at play. Suitable for "Memory" and other matching games. 

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The Scared Gang

Go to the Seaside



A single story featuring all 9 Scared Gang characters on a day out. The story illustrates the regulating properties of food and play.