(...) this is a short, succinct and straightforward "guide" to all that is groupwork... Once upon a Group will provide indications of key matters to think about for the novice groupworker; for the more experienced it offers pertinent reminders and prompts about practices and considerations that may have become too familiar, taken-for-granted or simply forgotten
With its amusing little illustrations and its easy, fresh style, it is both informative and practical. Highly recommended for anyone working with groups.
Children & Young People Now
This book delivers on its promise to be "a short, light-hearted guide to group work". It is aimed at the beginner and would work well as an accompanying workbook for those joining or setting up groups. It is very accessible and outlines aspects of group life using illustrated stick figure drawings throughout.