The Secret of the Golden cauldron by Jayne Avery

A thrilling, illustrated adventure story – and an invaluable PSHE tool stimulating discussion about self-esteem, confidence, bullying, healthy eating, making good choices and more.


The Secret of the Golden Cauldron meets a long standing  need for a fun resource for teachers and parents to help children learn about healthy eating and by extension strengthen their self-esteem and wellbeing.


This book is packed with ideas and suggestions on how to stand up for yourself and make wise choices. Woven into the story are many nutritional facts and issues for discussion such as obesity, dental health and diabetes.


Jayne has drawn widely on teaching experience in both the primary and secondary sectors.


After teaching science Jayne specialised in helping children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, drawing on professional skills in counselling and dyslexia.


Moving on from teaching she retrained as a nutrition consultant; and whilst practising undertook post graduate research into childhood nutrition.


Go on the adventure with TG – meet The Fast Food Fiend, Candy Floss, Billy the Burp and others. Discover if TG can work out who is friend and who is foe?

​A word from Jayne : Teaching children to understand the importance of a healthy diet and helping them build strong self esteem can be difficult. I’ve always believed learning should be fun. So The Secret of the Golden Cauldron has been written as a fun fantasy tale exploring some serious and important wellbeing topics – with adventures and giggles along the way.

Downloadable resources and healthy recipes are available on Jayne’s website:

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